Winchester, CA
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The crime rate in Winchester is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Winchester is 1 in 50. Based on FBI crime data, Winchester is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Winchester has a crime rate that is higher than 44% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Winchester to other communities of similar population, then Winchester crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Winchester does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Winchester'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 Winchester is one in 905.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Winchester's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Winchester a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Winchester is one in 53.

Importantly, we found that Winchester 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 Winchester is one in 388.

Winchester Crime Data

 
Crime Index

36

(100 is safest)


Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

Winchester Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

51

54

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.10

18.78

19.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Winchester 1.10
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 905

in Winchester

1 in 235

in California
Winchester VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,716
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Winchester 18.78
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Winchester

1 in 38

in California
Winchester Property CRIMES
Population: 2,716
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Winchester Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Winchester 7
California 90

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