The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Stockton For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Stockton are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Stockton.
Safest Neighborhoods In Stockton
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We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Stockton are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Stockton. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Stockton neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

Here are the safest neighborhoods in Stockton for 2020:

  1. Spanos Park (Homes)
  2. Weston Ranch (Homes)
  3. Brookside (Homes)
  4. Sherwood Manor (Homes)
  5. Stonewood (Homes)

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Stockton in 2020? That would be Spanos Park. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Stockton.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Stockton neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Stockton that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Stockton.

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How We Determined The Safest Stockton Hoods In 2020

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Stockton.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 15 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In Stockton.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Spanos Park.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Stockton. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 5 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Stockton For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 7,546
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 315
Property Crime Per 100k: 151
More on Spanos Park: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Spanos Park comes in at 315 and the property crime per capita is 151 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 18,837
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 284
Property Crime Per 100k: 379
More on Weston Ranch: Homes For Sale | Data

Weston Ranch is a subdivision of modest tract homes located in the southwestern corner of Stockton, California. It is approximately 1 hour away from the San Francisco Bay Area. The community is located just west of interstate highway 5, the San Joaquin River bordering its North and West sides, and French Camp Road bordering the south.

The violent crime per 100K people in Weston Ranch comes in at 284 and the property crime per capita is 379 for 2020.

Brookside Stockton, CA

Overall SnackAbility

10
/10

Population: 9,491
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 63
Property Crime Per 100k: 751
More on Brookside: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Brookside comes in at 63 and the property crime per capita is 751 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 17,435
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 579
Property Crime Per 100k: 458
More on Sherwood Manor: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Sherwood Manor comes in at 579 and the property crime per capita is 458 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 4,434
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 536
Property Crime Per 100k: 772
More on Stonewood: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Stonewood comes in at 536 and the property crime per capita is 772 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Stockton

Looking at the data, you can tell that Spanos Park is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most California residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Stockton For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Spanos Park 466
2 Weston Ranch 663
3 Brookside 814
4 Sherwood Manor 1,037
5 Stonewood 1,308
6 Bear Creek 2,088
7 Valley Oak 2,151
8 Lincoln Village West 2,693
9 Lakeview 3,130
10 Pacific 4,114
11 Lincoln Village Proper 6,697
12 Seaport 4,427
13 Park 5,850
14 Country Club 6,369
15 Civic Center 8,692

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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