Fresno, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
20,740
Total Crimes
3,899.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
57.46%
Above National Average
408 out of 461
In California
8,674 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Fresno, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fresno is 3,899.8 per 100,000 people. That's 57.46% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 40.67% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 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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Fresno SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Fresno
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 20,740 3,899.8 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 32 6.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 909 170.9 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,842 346.4 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 2,953 555.3 441.2 366.7
Burglary 2,949 554.5 386.1 340.5
Larceny 12,473 2,345.4 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 2,365 444.7 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 17,787 3,344.6 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Fresno

2,953
Violent Crimes
555.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
51.42%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 180.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fresno each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fresno is 555.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 51.42% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 25.85% higher than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fresno

17,787
Property Crimes
3,344.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
58.52%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 29.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fresno each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fresno is 3,344.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 58.52% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 43.47% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Fresno 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 Fresno

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Clovis, CA 114,170 2,519 2,206.4 1,993.5 212.8
Sanger, CA 25,443 460 1,808.0 1,194.8 613.1
Selma, CA 24,983 690 2,761.9 2,421.6 340.2
Parlier, CA 15,384 241 1,566.6 1,163.5 403.0
Kerman, CA 15,223 331 2,174.3 2,023.3 151.1
Fowler, CA 6,904 133 1,926.4 1,506.4 420.0
Rolling Hills, CA 1,868 9 481.8 428.3 53.5
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