Ripon, CA
Crime Rates


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Ripon, 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

Ripon has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ripon is 1 in 55. How does Ripon fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Ripon's crime rate is lower than approximately 63% of California communities.

How does the crime rate in Ripon compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Ripon with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Ripon'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 Ripon 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 Ripon.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Ripon's violent crime rate is 1 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 Ripon is one in 947.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ripon's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Ripon 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 Ripon is one in 58.

Importantly, we found that Ripon 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 Ripon is one in 329.

Ripon Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 40% of U.S. Cities

Ripon Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Ripon 1.06
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 947

in Ripon

1 in 235

in California


Population: 15,151
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 4 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.26 0.26 0.53


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)

Ripon 17.29
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Ripon

1 in 38

in California

Ripon Property CRIMES

Population: 15,151
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 190 46
Rate per 1,000 1.72 12.54 3.04

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

Ripon Crimes Per Square Mile

Ripon 51
California 90

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