Santa Ynez, CA
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Santa Ynez, CA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Santa Ynez is safer than 82% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In California, only on the order of 3% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Santa Ynez. If you live in Santa Ynez, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 136. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Santa Ynez has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Santa Ynez 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 Ynez 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 Ynez.

For Santa Ynez, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Santa Ynez than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1543, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Santa Ynez 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 Santa Ynez than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 149.

Santa Ynez Crime Data

 
Crime Index

82

(100 is safest)


Safer than 82% of U.S. Cities

Santa Ynez Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

31

34

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.65

6.70

7.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Santa Ynez 0.65
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,543

in Santa Ynez

1 in 235

in California
Santa Ynez VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,629
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
Santa Ynez 6.70
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 149

in Santa Ynez

1 in 38

in California
Santa Ynez Property CRIMES
Population: 4,629
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

Santa Ynez Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Santa Ynez 7
California 90

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