Capitola, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
409
Total Crimes
4,081.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
73.99%
Above National Average
427 out of 461
In California
8,032 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Capitola, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Capitola is 4,081.8 per 100,000 people. That's 73.99% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 58.15% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Capitola SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8

How Does Capitola Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Capitola
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 409 4,081.8 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 4 39.9 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 13 129.7 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 22 219.6 442.0 387.8
Burglary 40 399.2 369.7 314.2
Larceny 318 3,173.7 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 29 289.4 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 387 3,862.3 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Capitola

22
Violent Crimes
219.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-43.38%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 455.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Capitola each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Capitola is 219.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -43.38% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -50.33% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Capitola

387
Property Crimes
3,862.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
97.24%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 25.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Capitola each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Capitola is 3,862.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 97.24% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 80.57% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Capitola Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Capitola

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Santa Cruz, CA 65,073 2,546 3,912.5 3,437.7 474.9
Watsonville, CA 54,151 1,431 2,642.6 2,090.5 552.2
Los Gatos, CA 30,271 426 1,407.3 1,341.2 66.1
Scotts Valley, CA 11,777 201 1,706.7 1,570.9 135.9
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