Soledad, CA
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Soledad, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Soledad is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 74% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Soledad is one in 135. Compared to communities within California, Soledad‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 94% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Soledad is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Soledad, and we found that the crime rate in Soledad is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Soledad is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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 372. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Soledad 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 Soledad than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 213.

Soledad Crime Data

 

Crime Index

74

(100 is safest)


Safer than 74% of U.S. Cities

Soledad Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

70

122

192

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.69

4.69

7.38

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Soledad 2.69
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 372

in Soledad

1 in 224

in California

Soledad VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,013
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 10 54
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.19 0.38 2.08

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Soledad 4.69
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 213

in Soledad

1 in 42

in California

Soledad Property CRIMES

Population: 26,013
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 18 60 44
Rate per 1,000 0.69 2.31 1.69

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Soledad Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Soledad 42
California 85

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