Woodlake, CA
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The crime rate in Woodlake is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Woodlake is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Woodlake is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Woodlake has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Woodlake compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Woodlake with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Woodlake'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 Woodlake 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 Woodlake.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Woodlake 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 Woodlake; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 196. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Woodlake experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Woodlake's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Woodlake 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 Woodlake is one in 54.

Importantly, we found that Woodlake 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 Woodlake is one in 333.

Woodlake Crime Data

 
Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Woodlake Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

39

143

182

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.10

18.68

23.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Woodlake 5.10
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 196

in Woodlake

1 in 235

in California
Woodlake VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,654
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 1 3 33
Rate per 1,000 0.26 0.13 0.39 4.31
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
Woodlake 18.68
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Woodlake

1 in 38

in California
Woodlake Property CRIMES
Population: 7,654
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 88 23
Rate per 1,000 4.18 11.50 3.00
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

Woodlake Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Woodlake 66
California 90

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