Santa Paula, CA
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Santa Paula, CA crime analytics


Santa Paula has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Santa Paula is 1 in 60. How does Santa Paula fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Santa Paula's crime rate is lower than approximately 71% of California communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Santa Paula has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Santa Paula is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Santa Paula 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 Santa Paula.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Santa Paula 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 Santa Paula; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 318. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Santa Paula; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Santa Paula Crime Data

 
Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Santa Paula Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

96

413

509

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.14

13.52

16.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Santa Paula 3.14
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 318

in Santa Paula

1 in 235

in California
Santa Paula VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 30,546
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 11 16 68
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.36 0.52 2.23
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
Santa Paula 13.52
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 74

in Santa Paula

1 in 38

in California
Santa Paula Property CRIMES
Population: 30,546
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 102 260 51
Rate per 1,000 3.34 8.51 1.67
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

Santa Paula Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Santa Paula 108
California 90