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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Soledad is safer than 68% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In California, only on the order of 9% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Soledad. If you live in Soledad, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 103. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36. It is for these reasons that Soledad is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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 515. This equates to a rate of 2 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 129.

Soledad Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 68% of U.S. Cities

Soledad Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Soledad 1.94
California 4.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 515

in Soledad

1 in 223

in California


Population: 26,273
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 3 7 39
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.11 0.27 1.48


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Soledad 7.73
California 24.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 129

in Soledad

1 in 40

in California

Soledad Property CRIMES

Population: 26,273
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 48 85 70
Rate per 1,000 1.83 3.24 2.66

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Soledad Crimes Per Square Mile

Soledad 56
California 88

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