Richmond, CA
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Richmond, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

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 of 43 per one thousand residents, Richmond has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within California, more than 91% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Richmond.

Importantly, when you compare Richmond to other communities of similar population, then Richmond crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Richmond does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Richmond 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 Richmond.

For Richmond, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Richmond is one in 146.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Richmond's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Richmond a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Richmond is one in 28.

Importantly, we found that Richmond has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Richmond is one in 124.

Richmond Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Richmond Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

751

3,919

4,670

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.85

35.72

42.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Richmond 6.85
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 146

in Richmond

1 in 235

in California

Richmond VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 109,708
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
Richmond 35.72
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Richmond

1 in 38

in California

Richmond Property CRIMES

Population: 109,708
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

Richmond Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Richmond 155
California 90