California Crime Rates 1960 - 2012


California Law Enforcement Agency Uniform Crime Reports 1980 to 2005
California Crime Rates 1960 - 2012
Forcible Aggravated Larceny- Vehicle
Year Population Index Violent Property Murder Rape Robbery assault Burglary Theft Theft
1960 15,717,204 546,069 37,558 508,511 616 2,859 15,287 18,796 143,102 311,956 53,453
1961 16,397,000 559,162 38,154 521,008 605 3,033 14,832 19,684 146,615 319,834 54,559
1962 16,970,000 604,297 39,846 564,451 657 2,946 15,598 20,645 158,523 348,373 57,555
1963 17,590,000 666,128 42,419 623,709 673 3,080 16,458 22,208 175,703 384,289 63,717
1964 18,084,000 748,656 48,026 700,630 740 3,621 18,667 24,998 196,883 427,960 75,787
1965 18,602,000 803,487 52,490 750,997 880 3,948 21,081 26,581 225,007 444,217 81,773
1966 18,918,000 860,662 57,718 802,944 868 4,432 22,317 30,101 241,666 474,122 87,156
1967 19,153,000 968,203 67,446 900,757 1,039 4,792 28,539 33,076 276,958 526,477 97,322
1968 19,221,000 1,099,656 81,293 1,018,363 1,150 5,744 36,991 37,408 316,081 582,838 119,444
1969 19,443,000 1,185,961 89,878 1,096,083 1,386 7,053 39,240 42,199 325,891 638,249 131,943
1970 19,953,134 1,264,854 94,741 1,170,113 1,376 7,005 41,277 45,083 349,788 682,811 137,514
1971 20,223,000 1,352,941 104,872 1,248,069 1,642 7,300 47,626 48,304 392,277 711,417 144,375
1972 20,468,000 1,312,635 110,667 1,201,968 1,791 8,127 48,829 51,920 398,960 663,568 139,440
1973 20,601,000 1,298,872 116,563 1,182,309 1,862 8,357 49,531 56,813 407,824 643,488 130,997
1974 20,907,000 1,431,468 127,658 1,303,810 1,985 8,494 52,822 64,357 433,194 737,067 133,549
1975 21,185,000 1,526,293 138,842 1,387,451 2,209 8,807 59,827 67,999 469,726 784,639 133,086
1976 21,520,000 1,556,757 144,041 1,412,716 2,220 9,614 59,318 72,889 467,980 806,086 138,650
1977 21,896,000 1,534,621 154,582 1,380,039 2,515 10,825 62,852 78,390 468,452 766,317 145,270
1978 22,294,000 1,586,483 165,626 1,420,857 2,611 11,316 68,235 83,464 488,966 777,783 154,108
1979 22,696,000 1,695,108 184,087 1,511,021 2,952 12,239 75,767 93,129 496,310 847,148 167,563
1980 23,532,680 1,843,332 210,290 1,633,042 3,411 13,693 90,420 102,766 545,138 913,070 174,834
1981 24,159,000 1,833,787 208,485 1,625,302 3,143 13,566 93,781 97,995 540,806 921,939 162,557
1982 24,724,000 1,801,256 201,429 1,599,827 2,779 12,529 91,988 94,133 499,466 935,831 164,530
1983 25,174,000 1,680,978 194,491 1,486,487 2,639 12,093 85,826 93,933 460,460 867,123 158,904
1984 25,622,000 1,657,320 195,589 1,461,731 2,717 11,702 83,924 97,246 443,094 857,328 161,309
1985 26,365,000 1,718,473 201,763 1,516,710 2,770 11,421 86,387 101,185 448,506 890,967 177,237
1986 26,981,000 1,824,669 248,370 1,576,299 3,038 12,119 92,512 140,701 457,698 913,004 205,597
1987 27,663,000 1,799,871 253,943 1,545,928 2,924 12,109 83,341 155,569 419,969 896,335 229,624
1988 28,168,000 1,869,092 261,912 1,607,180 2,936 11,780 86,141 161,055 407,631 933,636 265,913
1989 29,063,000 1,965,652 284,136 1,681,516 3,158 11,966 96,431 172,581 410,468 972,603 298,445
1990 29,760,021 1,965,237 311,051 1,654,186 3,553 12,688 112,208 182,602 400,392 951,580 302,214
1991 30,380,000 2,057,513 331,122 1,726,391 3,859 12,896 124,939 189,428 424,656 986,120 315,615
1992 30,867,000 2,061,761 345,624 1,716,137 3,921 12,761 130,897 198,045 427,491 968,534 320,112
1993 31,211,000 2,015,265 336,381 1,678,884 4,096 11,766 126,436 194,083 414,182 945,407 319,295
1994 31,431,000 1,940,497 318,395 1,622,102 3,703 10,984 112,160 191,548 384,257 929,640 308,205
1995 31,589,000 1,841,984 305,154 1,536,830 3,531 10,554 104,611 186,458 353,895 902,456 280,479
1996  31,878,000  1,660,131  274,996  1,385,135  2,916  10,244  94,222  167,614  312,212  830,457  242,466 
1997  32,268,000  1,569,949  257,582  1,312,367  2,579  10,189  81,468  163,346  299,240  784,405  228,722 
1998  32,667,000  1,418,674  229,883  1,188,791  2,171  9,782  68,782  149,148  269,012  724,262  195,517 
1999  33,145,121  1,261,164  207,879  1,053,285  2,005  9,363  60,039  136,472  223,814  660,991  168,480 
2000  33,871,648  1,266,714  210,531  1,056,183  2,079  9,785  60,249  138,418  222,293  651,855  182,035 
2001  34,600,463  1,347,056  212,867  1,134,189  2,206  9,960  64,614 136,087  232,273  697,739  204,177 
2002  35,001,986  1,384,872 208,388  1,176,484  2,395  10,198 64,968  130,827  238,4280  715,692  222,364 
2003  35,462,712  1,420,637 205,551  1,215,086  2,407  9,994 63,770 129,380  242,272  731,486  241,326 
2004  35,842,038  1,416,369  189,175  1,227,194  2,392  9,615  61,768  115,400  245,903  728,687  252,604 
2005  36,154,147  1,390,710 190,178  1,200,532  2,503  9,392  63,622  114,661  250,521  692,467  257,543 
2006 36,457,549  1,350,137 194,120  1,156,017  2,485  9,212  70,968  111,455  246,464  666,860  242,693 
2007 36,553,213  1,299,685 191,025  1,108,660  2,260  9,013  70,542  109,210  237,025  652,243  219,392 
2008 36,580,371  1,265,939 185,173  1,080,766  2,142  8,903  69,385  104,743  237,724  650,513  192,529 
2009 36,961,664  1,184,367 174,934  1,009,433  1,972  8,713  64,093  100,156  230,198  615,402 163,833 
2010 37,338,198 1,146,072 164,133 981,939 1,809 8,331 58,116 95,877 228,857 600,558 152,524
2011 37,683,933 1,128,765 154,943 973,822 1,792 7,665 54,291 91,195 230,075 596,905 146,842
2012 38,041,430 1,210,409 160,944 1,049,465 1,884 7,837 56,521 94,702 245,767 635,090 168,608
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California Crime Index Rates Per 100,000 Inhabitants
Forcible Aggravated Larceny- Vehicle
Year Population Index Violent Property Murder rape Robbery Assault Burglary Theft Theft
1960 15,717,204 3,474.3 239.0 3,235.4 3.9 18.2 97.3 119.6 910.5 1,984.8 340.1
1961 16,397,000 3,410.1 232.7 3,177.5 3.7 18.5 90.5 120.0 894.2 1,950.6 332.7
1962 16,970,000 3,561.0 234.8 3,326.2 3.9 17.4 91.9 121.7 934.1 2,052.9 339.2
1963 17,590,000 3,787.0 241.2 3,545.8 3.8 17.5 93.6 126.3 998.9 2,184.7 362.2
1964 18,084,000 4,139.9 265.6 3,874.3 4.1 20.0 103.2 138.2 1,088.7 2,366.5 419.1
1965 18,602,000 4,319.4 282.2 4,037.2 4.7 21.2 113.3 142.9 1,209.6 2,388.0 439.6
1966 18,918,000 4,549.4 305.1 4,244.3 4.6 23.4 118.0 159.1 1,277.4 2,506.2 460.7
1967 19,153,000 5,055.1 352.1 4,703.0 5.4 25.0 149.0 172.7 1,446.0 2,748.8 508.1
1968 19,221,000 5,721.1 422.9 5,298.2 6.0 29.9 192.5 194.6 1,644.5 3,032.3 621.4
1969 19,443,000 6,099.7 462.3 5,637.4 7.1 36.3 201.8 217.0 1,676.1 3,282.7 678.6
1970 19,953,134 6,339.1 474.8 5,864.3 6.9 35.1 206.9 225.9 1,753.0 3,422.1 689.2
1971 20,223,000 6,690.1 518.6 6,171.5 8.1 36.1 235.5 238.9 1,939.8 3,517.9 713.9
1972 20,468,000 6,413.1 540.7 5,872.4 8.8 39.7 238.6 253.7 1,949.2 3,242.0 681.3
1973 20,601,000 6,304.9 565.8 5,739.1 9.0 40.6 240.4 275.8 1,979.6 3,123.6 635.9
1974 20,907,000 6,846.8 610.6 6,236.2 9.5 40.6 252.7 307.8 2,072.0 3,525.5 638.8
1975 21,185,000 7,204.6 655.4 6,549.2 10.4 41.6 282.4 321.0 2,217.3 3,703.7 628.2
1976 21,520,000 7,234.0 669.3 6,564.7 10.3 44.7 275.6 338.7 2,174.6 3,745.8 644.3
1977 21,896,000 7,008.7 706.0 6,302.7 11.5 49.4 287.0 358.0 2,139.4 3,499.8 663.5
1978 22,294,000 7,116.2 742.9 6,373.3 11.7 50.8 306.1 374.4 2,193.3 3,488.8 691.3
1979 22,696,000 7,468.8 811.1 6,657.7 13.0 53.9 333.8 410.3 2,186.8 3,732.6 738.3
1980 23,532,680 7,833.1 893.6 6,939.5 14.5 58.2 384.2 436.7 2,316.5 3,880.0 742.9
1981 24,159,000 7,590.5 863.0 6,727.5 13.0 56.2 388.2 405.6 2,238.5 3,816.1 672.9
1982 24,724,000 7,285.5 814.7 6,470.7 11.2 50.7 372.1 380.7 2,020.2 3,785.1 665.5
1983 25,174,000 6,677.4 772.6 5,904.9 10.5 48.0 340.9 373.1 1,829.1 3,444.5 631.2
1984 25,622,000 6,468.3 763.4 5,705.0 10.6 45.7 327.5 379.5 1,729.3 3,346.1 629.6
1985 26,365,000 6,518.0 765.3 5,752.7 10.5 43.3 327.7 383.8 1,701.1 3,379.4 672.2
1986 26,981,000 6,762.8 920.5 5,842.3 11.3 44.9 342.9 521.5 1,696.4 3,383.9 762.0
1987 27,663,000 6,506.4 918.0 5,588.4 10.6 43.8 301.3 562.4 1,518.2 3,240.2 830.1
1988 28,168,000 6,635.5 929.8 5,705.7 10.4 41.8 305.8 571.8 1,447.1 3,314.5 944.0
1989 29,063,000 6,763.4 977.7 5,785.8 10.9 41.2 331.8 593.8 1,412.3 3,346.5 1,026.9
1990 29,760,021 6,603.6 1,045.2 5,558.4 11.9 42.6 377.0 613.6 1,345.4 3,197.5 1,015.5
1991 30,380,000 6,772.6 1,089.9 5,682.7 12.7 42.4 411.3 623.5 1,397.8 3,246.0 1,038.9
1992 30,867,000 6,679.5 1,119.7 5,559.8 12.7 41.3 424.1 641.6 1,384.9 3,137.8 1,037.1
1993 31,211,000 6,456.9 1,077.8 5,379.1 13.1 37.7 405.1 621.8 1,327.0 3,029.1 1,023.0
1994 31,431,000 6,173.8 1,013.0 5,160.8 11.8 34.9 356.8 609.4 1,222.5 2,957.7 980.6
1995 31,589,000 5,831.1 966.0 4,865.1 11.2 33.4 331.2 590.3 1,120.3 2,856.9 887.9
1996  31,878,000  5,207.8  862.7  4,345.1  9.1  32.1  295.6  525.8  979.4  2,605.1  760.6 
1997  32,268,000  4,865.3  798.3  4,067.1  8.0  31.6  252.5  506.2  927.4  2,430.9  708.8 
1998  32,667,000  4,342.8  703.7  3,639.1  6.6  29.9  210.6  456.6  823.5  2,217.1  598.5 
1999  33,145,121  3,805.0  627.2  3,177.8  6.0  28.2  181.1  411.7  675.3  1,994.2 508.3 
2000  33,871,648  3,739.7  621.6  3,118.2  6.1 28.9  177.9  408.7  656.3  1,924.5  537.4
2001 34,600,463  3,893.2  615.2  3,278.0  6.4  28.8  186.7  393.3  671.3  2,016.6  590.1 
2002  35,001,986  3,956.6  595.4  3,361.2  6.8  29.1  185.6  373.8  681.2  2,044.7  635.3 
2003  35,462,712  4,006.0  579.6  3,426.4  6.7  28.2  179.8  364.8  683.2  2,062.7  680.5 
2004  35,842,038  3,970.8  527.8  3,423.9  6.7  26.8  172.3  322.0  686.1  2,033.1 704.8 
2005  36,154,147  3,846.2  526.0  3,320.6  6.9 26.0  176.1  317.3  692.9  1,915.3  712.3
2006  36,457,549  3,743.4  532.5  3,170.9 6.8 25.3  194.7  305.7  676.0  1,829.1  665.7
2007  36,553,213  3,555.6 522.6  3,033.0 6.2 24.7  193.0  298.8  648.4  1,784.4  600.2
2008 36,580,371  3,460.7 506.2  2,954.5 5.9 24.3  189.7  286.3  649.9  1,778.3  526.3
2009 36,961,664  3,204.3 473.3 2,731.0 5.3 23.6  173.4  271.0 622.8 1,665.0  443.3
2010 37,338,198 3,069.5 439.6 2,629.9 4.8 22.3 155.6 256.8 612.9 1,608.4 408.5
2011 37,683,933 2,995.4 411.2 2,584.2 4.8 20.3 144.1 242.0 610.5 1,584.0 389.7
2012 38,041,430 3,181.8 423.1 2,758.7 5.0 20.6 148.6 248.9 646.1 1,669.5 443.2
California Law Enforcement Agency Uniform Crime Reports 1980 to 2005
US States Crime 2004 -2006 Crimes per 100,000 and Ranking
The table below provides the rank of each State's reported rate of crime as compared to the 50 States and the District of Columbia.  1 = the highest reported crime rate and 51 = the lowest. Going from one year to the next a higher number means, that compared to other States, the relative crime rate is increasing and a lower number means that the relative level of crime is decreasing.  The Index category represents the total number of crimes, and since most crimes involve property crime it is weighted towards these types of crime.  
State Year Population   Index   Violent   Property   Murder    Forcible Rape   Robbery   Aggravated assault   Burglary   Larceny- Theft   Vehicle Theft 
California 2008 1 27 15 26 18 42 6 19 25 41 4
California  2007  1 27 14 30 18 41 6 18 26 39 4
California  2006  1 27 15 30 13 42 5 19 23 38 5
California  2005  1 25 15 27 12 40 6 18 23 38 6


United States Crime Statistics
* United States Alaska * Alabama * Arkansas * Arizona * California * Colorado * Connecticut * Delaware * Florida * Georgia * Hawaii * Iowa * Idaho * Illinois * Indiana * Kansas * Kentucky * Louisiana * Massachusetts * Maryland * Maine * Michigan * Minnesota * Missouri * Mississippi * Montana * North Carolina * North Dakota * Nebraska * New Hampshire * New Jersey * New Mexico * Nevada * New York * Ohio * Oklahoma * Oregon * Pennsylvania * Rhode Island * South Carolina * South Dakota * Tennessee * Texas * Utah * Virginia * Vermont * Washington D. C. * Washington * Wisconsin * West Virginia * Wyoming *

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