Chico, CA Arrest Records

Chico, CA is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.22 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 376th safest city in California among the 458 cities.
Chico, CA property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 36.11 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,336 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 9.84% compared to 2015.

Chico Crime Rate

Total arrests in Chico 2016 decreased by 9.31% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 317 to 293 while non-violent crime decreased by 9.47% from 3,634 to 3,290.

5 Crimes In Chico, CA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,336
Burglary 499
Motor vehicle theft 455
Arson 199
Aggravated assault 170

Other Cities in California with the Most Arrests

Among the 458 cities in state the most dangerous is Los Angeles with 28,817 violent crimes that’s 19.85% of total of 145,205. Industry has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 31 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Emeryville 153.65
Oroville 90.12
Red Bluff 88.84
Sonora 82.88
Signal Hill 79.22

Safest Cities in California

Are you planning a move to California? Here are the safest cities in California with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Chico is 1 out of 225 up by 0.04% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Danville and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Lake Shastina.

City Arrests
Imperial 4.55
Westmorland 4.84
Ione 7.73
Danville 8.33
Orinda 8.48

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Chico decreased by 7.57% from 2015 and increased by 19.59% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 245 to 293. In 2016 violent crime rate in Chico was 31.48% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.322%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Chico decreased by 9.47% from 2015 and increased by 55.56% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,115 to 3,290. In 2016 property crime rate in Chico was 27.02% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.611%.

How Chico stands up against other cities

Chico vs. San Leandro

You’ll be in more safety in Chico compared to San Leandro that had 11.2% higher crime rate compared to Chico according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.6255 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.0478 in San Leandro city.
Larceny rates of 25.6360 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 22.5318 in San Leandro.

Chico vs. Redding

You’ll be in more safety in Chico compared to Redding that had 26.08% higher crime rate compared to Chico according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0544 in Redding city.
Arson rates of 2.1839 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0762 in Redding.

Names with the most arrests in Chico

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 37.63% are people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the city.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chico is 0.19% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 10.77 daily crimes that occur in Chico.
  • Chico is safer than San Leandro.
  • In Chico you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Chico have decreased by 9.31%.