Waterford, CA
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Waterford has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Waterford is 1 in 59. How does Waterford fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Waterford's crime rate is lower than approximately 70% of California communities.

How does the crime rate in Waterford compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Waterford with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Waterford's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Waterford 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 Waterford.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Waterford'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 Waterford is one in 679.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Waterford; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Importantly, we found that Waterford 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 Waterford is one in 205.

Waterford Crime Data

 
Crime Index

44

(100 is safest)


Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Waterford Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

136

149

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.47

15.41

16.89

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Waterford 1.47
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 679

in Waterford

1 in 235

in California
Waterford VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,824
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.47
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
Waterford 15.41
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 65

in Waterford

1 in 38

in California
Waterford Property CRIMES
Population: 8,824
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 31 62 43
Rate per 1,000 3.51 7.03 4.87
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

Waterford Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Waterford 63
California 90

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