Penn Valley, CA
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Penn Valley, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Penn Valley is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 60% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Penn Valley is one in 81. Compared to communities within California, Penn Valley‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 85% of the state's cities and towns.

How does the crime rate in Penn Valley compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Penn Valley with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Penn Valley's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Penn Valley does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Penn Valley.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Penn Valley's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Penn Valley is one in 541.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Penn Valley is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Penn Valley than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 95.

Penn Valley Crime Data

 

Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Penn Valley Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

17

20

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.85

10.48

12.33

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Penn Valley 1.85
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 541

in Penn Valley

1 in 235

in California

Penn Valley VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,622
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Penn Valley 10.48
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Penn Valley

1 in 38

in California

Penn Valley Property CRIMES

Population: 1,622
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Penn Valley Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Penn Valley 9
California 90

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