Mendocino County, CA Arrest Records

Mendocino County, CA is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.95 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Sacramento, Fresno, Riverside, Alameda, Sonoma counties in California.
Mendocino County, CA property crime rate is 5.44 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 246 burglary related arrests in 2016 that increased by 14.42% compared to 2015.

Mendocino County, CA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Mendocino County in 2016 increased by 6.19% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 324 to 346 while non-violent crime increased by 5.76% from 451 to 477.

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

Crime Arrests
Aggravated assault 278
Burglary 246
Larceny-theft 228
Revised rape 42
Robbery 19

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Mendocino County increased by 6.79% from 2015 and increased by 17.29% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 295 to 346. In 2016 violent crime rate in Mendocino County was 15.86% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.395%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Mendocino County increased by 5.76% from 2015 and decreased by 12.32% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 544 to 477. In 2016 property crime rate in Mendocino County was 80.85% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.544%.

How Mendocino stands up against other counties

Mendocino vs. Sutter

You’ll be in more risk in Mendocino compared to Sutter county that had 22.22% lower crime rate compared to Mendocino county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.4793 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0724 in Sutter county.
Larceny rates of 2.6019 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.4040 in Sutter county.

Mendocino vs. Nevada

You’ll be in more risk in Mendocino compared to Nevada county that had 16.52% lower crime rate compared to Mendocino county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 3.1725 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.6659 in Nevada county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.0342 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1715 in Nevada county.

Names with the most arrests in Mendocino

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Mendocino, California, the most crimes, that's 30.2% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mendocino County is 0.72% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.57 daily crimes that occur in Mendocino County.
  • Mendocino, CA is more violent than Sutter.
  • In Mendocino County you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Mendocino, CA have increased by 6.19%.

Names in Mendocino County