Thousand Oaks, CA
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Thousand Oaks has an overall crime rate of 13 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 Thousand Oaks is 1 in 74. How does Thousand Oaks fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Thousand Oaks's crime rate is lower than approximately 83% of California communities.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Thousand Oaks, and we found that the crime rate in Thousand Oaks is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Thousand Oaks 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 Thousand Oaks 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 Thousand Oaks.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Thousand Oaks's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Thousand Oaks is one in 944.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Thousand Oaks; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Thousand Oaks Crime Data

 

Crime Index

56

(100 is safest)


Safer than 56% of U.S. Cities

Thousand Oaks Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

137

1,607

1,744

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.06

12.42

13.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Thousand Oaks 1.06
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 944

in Thousand Oaks

1 in 235

in California

Thousand Oaks VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 129,339
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 26 23 88
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.20 0.18 0.68

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
Thousand Oaks 12.42
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 80

in Thousand Oaks

1 in 38

in California

Thousand Oaks Property CRIMES

Population: 129,339
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 237 1,262 108
Rate per 1,000 1.83 9.76 0.84

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

Thousand Oaks Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Thousand Oaks 32
California 90