Kings County, CA Arrest Records

Kings County, CA is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.05 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Sacramento, Kern, Fresno, Sonoma, Merced counties in California.
Kings County, CA property crime rate is 2.84 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 236 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 10.94% compared to 2015.

Kings County, CA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Kings County in 2016 decreased by 1.52% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 122 to 157 while non-violent crime decreased by 9.36% from 470 to 426.

5 Crimes In Kings County, CA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 236
Burglary 164
Aggravated assault 121
Motor vehicle theft 26
Revised rape 16

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Kings County increased by 28.69% from 2015 and increased by 14.6% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 137 to 157. In 2016 violent crime rate in Kings County was 77.66% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.105%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Kings County decreased by 9.36% from 2015 and decreased by 37.63% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 683 to 426. In 2016 property crime rate in Kings County was 89.99% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.284%.

How Kings stands up against other counties

Kings vs. Madera

You’ll be in more safety in Kings compared to Madera county that had 155.1% higher crime rate compared to Kings county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.8078 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.4758 in Madera county.
Burglary rates of 1.0949 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.3420 in Madera county.

Kings vs. Napa

You’ll be in more risk in Kings compared to Napa county that had 40.18% lower crime rate compared to Kings county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.8078 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3236 in Napa county.
Larceny rates of 1.5756 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.2310 in Napa county.

Names with the most arrests in Kings

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Kings, California, the most crimes, that's 40.55% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kings County is 0.88% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.07 daily crimes that occur in Kings County.
  • Kings, CA is safer than Madera.
  • In Kings County you have a 1 in 257 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Kings, CA have decreased by 1.52%.

Names in Kings County