Modesto, CA Crime


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The crime rate in Modesto, CA is significantly higher than the national average. The violent crime rate in Modesto is 46.6, which is more than twice the US average of 22.7. Similarly, the property crime rate in Modesto is 62.8 as compared to 35.4 at the national level. This means that people living in Modesto are far more likely to be victims of violence or property-related crimes than those living in other parts of the country. It is important for local leaders and residents to work together to create a safe environment for everyone in Modesto.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Modesto violent crime is 46.6. (The US average is 22.7)
Modesto property crime is 62.8. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Modesto, CA Crime History
*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
2000502.71.630.7154.43165040.1914.93485.8639.4
2001603.58.854.1198.1342.65622.1950.83940.4730.9
2002517.42.636.3175.7302.96112.59294303.5880
20036858.335.5184.7456.56125.7847.44114.41163.9
2004616.99.132188.8387.16868.1887.44598.61382
2005632.33.831.2186.4410.86267.8836.93982.91448
2006678.95.334.9221.2417.55651.2843.63838.7969
2007716.15.331.2217.2462.45781.810653772.8943.9
2008699.48.731.6208.5450.55285.11163.13409713
200969410.326.9180.5476.35022.21120.43245.9655.8
2010685.74.930.4209.4440.946021064.82837.8699.4
2011694.26.932.9208.8445.64369.91042.12658.1669.7
20127779.828.8219.9518.55510.41256.43374.9879.1
20136.935.3220.3571.84890.51102.13108.4680
2014863.95.339.4187.1632.14427.7852.22994.8580.6
2015960.711.940.3231.56774802.3777.53201.7823.1
2016988.46.148.4225.9707.94379.9667.52982.9729.5
2017970.69.451.5242.9666.93961.65562744.8660.8
2018882.27.448.7194.6631.53580.3513.82511.3555.1
2019811.9643.4184.3578.23317.1530.62239.3547.2

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Property
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per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
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   Visualize the relationship between violent and property crime in similar size cities.

   Crime by Location

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Over 3 years ago

I was born and raised here (still currently live here) and there are some nice areas and not so nice areas. I really think we need to improve our community and create  More

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Over 3 years ago

It's fine. Lived here for over 10 years. Here's my breakdown. CONS: Crime rate: mostly on the westside, unless you live in better developed areas. Summer weather:  More

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I know this website is probably only for adults, which I am not, but I thought perhaps adults would like to hear a kid's perspective of things, you know, if any adult  More

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