Table 8

CALIFORNIA

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2016

[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]

Metropolitan/ Nonmetropolitan County Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson
Metropolitan Counties Alameda 589 8 30 204 347 2,195 490 1,104 601 20
Butte 183 3 34 28 118 1,344 656 666 22 0
Contra Costa 347 9 25 108 205 1,485 505 957 23 20
El Dorado 291 1 53 37 200 2,085 512 1,534 39 5
Fresno 1,177 12 29 82 1,054 3,798 1,625 1,468 705 170
Imperial 161 2 8 12 139 453 129 298 26 9
Kern 2,403 44 177 443 1,739 10,440 3,161 5,109 2,170 281
Kings 157 4 16 16 121 426 164 236 26 4
Los Angeles 6,124 94 307 1,474 4,249 17,498 3,816 9,328 4,354 227
Madera 434 4 28 19 383 1,102 517 568 17 2
Marin 72 3 4 19 46 730 172 554 4 1
Merced 542 2 18 33 489 1,541 601 886 54 8
Monterey 286 11 18 54 203 1,377 303 1,041 33 11
Napa 61 0 7 8 46 270 93 175 2 0
Orange 229 0 20 30 179 1,123 213 765 145 11
Placer 261 1 33 34 193 1,539 471 1,040 28 8
Riverside 841 28 56 177 580 7,651 1,695 4,630 1,326 22
Sacramento 2,797 42 155 880 1,720 10,142 3,062 6,943 137 68
San Benito 39 1 6 4 28 126 64 52 10 1
San Bernardino 924 12 88 151 673 5,235 1,525 2,513 1,197 54
San Diego 1,422 29 115 206 1,072 4,617 1,131 2,656 830 26
San Joaquin 793 7 26 174 586 3,072 826 2,106 140 19
San Luis Obispo 356 0 21 16 319 1,384 441 920 23 10
San Mateo 298 1 57 64 176 2,843 454 2,089 300 9
Santa Barbara 265 4 49 32 180 1,639 476 1,146 17 7
Santa Clara 316 4 46 15 251 1,312 260 826 226 5
Santa Cruz 285 1 36 44 204 2,050 485 1,533 32 14
Shasta 519 5 58 22 434 962 451 471 40 23
Solano 92 1 2 17 72 312 115 139 58 9
Sonoma 583 3 91 48 441 1,450 494 937 19 12
Stanislaus 470 11 42 134 283 1,821 726 1,034 61 14
Sutter 88 1 7 6 74 618 235 329 54 2
Tulare3 350 19 28 62 241 2,074 756 1,318 0 1
Ventura 171 2 29 19 121 767 224 467 76 11
Yolo 56 0 8 7 41 248 69 158 21 4
Yuba 210 3 11 32 164 1,086 335 744 7 18
Nonmetropolitan Counties Alpine 6 0 0 0 6 34 7 26 1 0
Amador 53 0 6 8 39 371 142 225 4 3
Calaveras 169 3 26 16 124 535 183 341 11 0
Colusa 31 0 2 6 23 186 78 108 0 0
Del Norte 115 0 30 11 74 355 251 96 8 7
Glenn 34 1 0 1 32 159 60 96 3 1
Humboldt 265 9 22 57 177 773 366 385 22 4
Inyo 85 0 7 5 73 158 67 84 7 1
Lake 179 2 17 15 145 635 337 283 15 11
Lassen 43 1 4 2 36 202 87 114 1 0
Mariposa 80 0 12 1 67 217 53 161 3 0
Mendocino 346 7 42 19 278 477 246 228 3 5
Modoc 19 1 3 0 15 44 9 35 0 0
Mono 16 1 2 1 12 51 20 31 0 0
Nevada 80 5 4 5 66 697 285 395 17 3
Plumas 120 2 10 6 102 335 120 207 8 1
Sierra 14 0 0 0 14 26 8 18 0 1
Siskiyou 52 2 5 2 43 225 118 102 5 1
Tehama 163 3 6 12 142 371 235 130 6 2
Trinity 65 3 3 6 53 234 101 133 0 0
Tuolumne 159 1 45 9 104 737 350 377 10 6
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The Tulare County Highway Patrol collects the motor vehicle thefts for this county. These data can be found in Table 9.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.