Madera, CA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Madera, CA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Madera County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Madera area. Madera has a population of 64,208, which makes it the 136th largest city in California, and an average income of $40,457. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Madera, CA

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 450 reported violent crimes and 1922 reported property crimes in Madera. This compares to 166,883 reported violent crimes and 1,024,914 reported property crimes statewide in California. This makes Madera 45th in the state of California when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Madera was agg. assault, with 335 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 1,135 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Madera Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 136th
  • Violent Crimes: 48th (45th per 100k)
  • Murder: 25th (74th per 100k)
  • Rape: 56th (146th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 38th (41st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 73rd (81st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 110th (126th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 71st (88th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 129th (164th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 92nd (101st per 100k)
  • Arson: 52nd (206th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 552nd
  • Violent Crimes: 255th (717th per 100k)
  • Murder: 75th (370th per 100k)
  • Rape: 173rd (1,145th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 204th (679th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 248th (623rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 485th (2,216th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 322nd (1,413th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 606th (3,102nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 237th (334th per 100k)
  • Arson: 114th (772nd per 100k)

In Madera County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 2nd (2nd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 64,208
  • Households: 16,791
  • Median Income: $40,457
  • Land Area: 15.789 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Madera, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 6 3
Rape 15 18
Agg. Assault 322 335
Robbery 72 94
Burglary 472 462
Vehicle Thefts 207 325
Arson 12 4

Violent Crimes in Madera, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 3
Rape 18
Aggravated Assault 335
Robbery 94

Property Crimes in Madera, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 462
Larceny 1135
Motor Vehicle Theft 325
Arson 4

Violent Crimes in Madera, CA

Year Violent Crimes
2006 435
2008 464
2009 408
2010 357
2011 406
2012 466
2013 568
2014 415
2015 450

Agg. Assault in Madera, CA

Year Agg. Assault
2006 309
2008 280
2009 259
2010 227
2011 275
2012 331
2013 426
2014 322
2015 335

California Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

California Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 153709 166883
Murder 1699 1861
Rape 19925 22198
Agg. Assault 91803 99349
Robbery 48680 52862
Property Crimes 947192 1024914
Burglary 202670 197404
Larceny 592670 656517
Vehicle Thefts 151852 170993
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Madera and compared them to the rates for that same crime in California and nationwide.


Violent Crimes in the state of California

Year Violent Crimes
2006 194120
2007 191025
2008 185173
2009 174459
2010 164133
2011 154944
2012 160944
2013 154129
2014 153709
2015 166883

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