Eureka, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,223
Total Crimes
4,588.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
95.57%
Above National Average
441 out of 461
In California
8,278 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Eureka, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Eureka is 4,588.1 per 100,000 people. That's 95.57% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 77.77% 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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Eureka SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Eureka
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,223 4,588.1 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 2 7.5 5.6 6.5
Robbery 63 236.3 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 94 352.6 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 182 682.8 442.0 387.8
Burglary 181 679.0 369.7 314.2
Larceny 690 2,588.5 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 170 637.8 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 1,041 3,905.3 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Eureka

182
Violent Crimes
682.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
76.06%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 146.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Eureka each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Eureka is 682.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 76.06% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 54.46% higher than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Eureka

1,041
Property Crimes
3,905.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
99.43%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 25.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Eureka each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Eureka is 3,905.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 99.43% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 82.58% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Eureka 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 Eureka

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Arcata, CA 18,516 708 3,823.7 3,407.9 415.9
Fortuna, CA 12,283 420 3,419.4 2,955.3 464.1
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