Sanger, CA
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The crime rate in Sanger is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Sanger is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Sanger is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Sanger has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Sanger to other communities of similar population, then Sanger crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Sanger 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 Sanger 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 Sanger.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sanger occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Sanger; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 201. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sanger's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Sanger 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 Sanger is one in 39.

Importantly, we found that Sanger 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 Sanger is one in 324.

Sanger Crime Data

 
Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Sanger Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

124

644

768

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.97

25.81

30.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sanger 4.97
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 201

in Sanger

1 in 235

in California
Sanger VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,950
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 13 21 89
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.52 0.84 3.57
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
Sanger 25.81
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Sanger

1 in 38

in California
Sanger Property CRIMES
Population: 24,950
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 133 434 77
Rate per 1,000 5.33 17.39 3.09
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

Sanger Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sanger 139
California 90