Taft, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
410
Total Crimes
4,339.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
68.94%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Taft, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Taft is 4,339.1 per 100,000 people. That's 68.94% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 53.44% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,827.8 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
8
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
7
Education
3
Commute
8

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 410 4,339.1 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 6 63.5 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 65 687.9 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 72 762.0 447.4 368.9
Burglary 105 1,111.2 416.2 376.0
Larceny 190 2,010.8 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 43 455.1 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 338 3,577.1 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Taft

72
Violent Crimes
762.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
106.56%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 131.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Taft each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Taft is 762.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 106.56% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 70.31% higher than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Taft

338
Property Crimes
3,577.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
62.63%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Taft each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Taft is 3,577.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 62.63% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 50.27% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 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 385,609 17,992 4,665.9 4,174.4 491.4
Shafter, CA 19,986 588 2,942.1 2,721.9 220.2
Greenfield, CA 17,680 290 1,640.3 1,091.6 548.6
McFarland, CA 15,475 273 1,764.1 1,370.0 394.2
Ojai, CA 7,597 74 974.1 895.1 79.0
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