Crime in Dos Palos, California

Dos Palos's crime rate

There were 233 crimes reported in Dos Palos, California in 2019, the most recent year crime data is available. Adjusted for population, the city’s annual crime rate is 4,165 incidents for every 100,000 people.

How does Dos Palos compare?

Dos Palos has a higher overall crime rate than the vast majority of U.S. cities. For comparison, the national total crime rate is 2,489 incidents for every 100,000 people.

Dos Palos's overall crime rate is 50% higher than the overall crime rate in California. Statewide, there were 1,095,445 crimes reported in 2019, or 2,772 for every 100,000 people.

What types of crimes are being committed?

The FBI's crime rate includes seven crime categories: three property crimes -- larceny, burglary, and motor vehicle theft, and four violent crimes -- aggravated assault, robbery, rape, and murder.

Property crime

The vast majority of crimes in America are property crimes, accounting for 85% of total crimes in 2019. In Dos Palos, however, property crimes account for only about 73% of all offenses.

Despite accounting for a smaller than average share of total offenses, property crime is more prevalent in Dos Palos than it is nationwide. There were 169 property crimes in Dos Palos in 2019, or 3,021 for every 100,000 residents. Meanwhile, the national property crime rate is 2,110 incidents per 100,000 people.

Larceny

Larceny is by far the most common type of property crime in the U.S. It is also the most commonly committed type of property crime in Dos Palos. There were 89 larcenies reported in Dos Palos in 2019, or 1,591 for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, the larceny rate is 1,550 per 100,000.

Burglary

There were 36 break-ins reported in Dos Palos in 2019, or 644 for every 100,000 residents. For reference, there were 341 reported burglaries for every 100,000 people nationwide in 2019.

Motor Vehicle Theft

Across the United States, the annual motor vehicle theft rate is 220 for every 100,000 people. In Dos Palos, meanwhile, there were 44 motor vehicle thefts in 2019, or 787 for every 100,000 people.

Violent crime

Violent crime accounts for a relatively small share of crimes nationwide. These offenses, which are generally more egregious than property crimes, account for about 15% of the nearly 8.2 million offenses reported across the U.S. in 2019. In Dos Palos, however, violent offenses account for a larger 27% share of all reported crime.

At 1,144 incidents for every 100,000 people, the violent crime rate in Dos Palos is well above the national violent crime rate of 379 offenses per 100,000 people. Law enforcement in Dos Palos reported a total of 64 violent crimes in 2019.

Aggravated Assault

Aggravated assault is by far the most common type of violent crime reported in the U.S. It is also the most commonly reported violent offense in Dos Palos. There were 62 aggravated assaults reported in Dos Palos in 2019, or 1,108 for every 100,000 people. Nationwide, the rate is far lower, standing at 250 aggravated assaults per 100,000 people.

Robbery

Robbery is the second most common type of violent crime in America. There were 2 robberies reported in Dos Palos in 2019, a rate of 36 robberies for every 100,000 residents. For comparison, the national robbery rate was 82 per 100,000 in 2019.

Rape

There were 139,815 reported rapes nationwide in 2019, a rate of 43 per 100,000 people. In Dos Palos in 2019, none were reported.

Murder

While there were 16,425 murders nationwide in 2019, none were reported in Dos Palos.

Dos Palos compared to other cities in California

Dos Palos has a higher crime rate than the vast majority of all comparable cities in California. To be considered comparable, a city must have a complete 2019 FBI crime report and population of 5,000 or more.

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