Selma, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
690
Total Crimes
2,761.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.51%
Above National Average
320 out of 461
In California
7,510 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Selma, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Selma is 2,761.9 per 100,000 people. That's 11.51% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -0.38% lower 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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Selma SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Selma
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 690 2,761.9 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 3 12.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 25 100.1 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 51 204.1 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 85 340.2 441.2 366.7
Burglary 204 816.6 386.1 340.5
Larceny 280 1,120.8 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 121 484.3 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 605 2,421.6 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Selma

85.0
Violent Crimes
340.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-7.22%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 293.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Selma each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Selma is 340.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -7.22% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -22.89% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Selma

605.0
Property Crimes
2,421.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
14.78%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 41.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Selma each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Selma is 2,421.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 14.78% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 3.88% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Selma 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 Selma

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Fresno, CA 531,818 20,740 3,899.8 3,344.6 555.3
Clovis, CA 114,170 2,519 2,206.4 1,993.5 212.8
Hanford, CA 57,232 1,499 2,619.2 2,170.1 449.0
Reedley, CA 25,740 352 1,367.5 913.0 454.5
Sanger, CA 25,443 460 1,808.0 1,194.8 613.1
Dinuba, CA 24,685 691 2,799.3 2,147.1 652.2
Parlier, CA 15,384 241 1,566.6 1,163.5 403.0
Kingsburg, CA 12,123 237 1,955.0 1,806.5 148.5
Fowler, CA 6,904 133 1,926.4 1,506.4 420.0
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