Taft, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
267
Total Crimes
2,879.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
22.72%
Above National Average
354 out of 461
In California
7,069 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Taft, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Taft is 2,879.0 per 100,000 people. That's 22.72% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 11.55% 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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Taft SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Taft
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 267 2,879.0 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 5 53.9 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 41 442.1 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 47 506.8 442.0 387.8
Burglary 46 496.0 369.7 314.2
Larceny 146 1,574.3 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 28 301.9 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 220 2,372.2 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Taft

47
Violent Crimes
506.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
30.68%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 197.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Taft each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Taft is 506.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 30.68% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 14.65% higher than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Taft

220
Property Crimes
2,372.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
21.14%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 42.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Taft each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Taft is 2,372.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 21.14% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 10.91% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Taft 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 Taft

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Bakersfield, CA 388,265 17,626 4,539.7 4,022.8 516.9
Shafter, CA 20,799 513 2,466.5 2,235.7 230.8
Greenfield, CA 17,643 180 1,020.2 770.8 249.4
McFarland, CA 15,858 240 1,513.4 1,154.0 359.4
Ojai, CA 7,469 109 1,459.4 1,419.2 40.2
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