Soledad, CA
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Soledad, 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

Soledad has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Soledad is 1 in 65. How does Soledad fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Soledad's crime rate is lower than approximately 76% of California communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Soledad 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 Soledad; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 472. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Soledad experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Soledad; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Importantly, we found that Soledad 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 Soledad is one in 250.

Soledad Crime Data

 

Crime Index

49

(100 is safest)


Safer than 49% of U.S. Cities

Soledad Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

53

333

386

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.12

13.32

15.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Soledad 2.12
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 472

in Soledad

1 in 235

in California

Soledad VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,003
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 3 4 43
Rate per 1,000 0.12 0.12 0.16 1.72

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
Soledad 13.32
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 75

in Soledad

1 in 38

in California

Soledad Property CRIMES

Population: 25,003
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 110 123 100
Rate per 1,000 4.40 4.92 4.00

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

Soledad Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Soledad 85
California 90

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