Novato, CA Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Novato, Marin County and California. Our statistics also include comparisons of Novato's crime rate to California's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Novato has a population of 55,530 while California has a population of 16,777,215.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Novato, CA, there were 103 reported major violent crimes and 1,032 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Novato is agg. assault, with 65 reported. This represented 63.11% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 676 reported.

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Novato Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 159th
  • Violent Crimes: 166th (304th per 100k)
  • Murder: 26th (84th per 100k)
  • Rape: 65th (224th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 147th (283rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 131st (260th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 193rd (303rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 152nd (288th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 191st (284th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 163rd (253rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 38th (58th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 676th
  • Violent Crimes: 530th (3,062nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (381st per 100k)
  • Rape: 182nd (1,265th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 421st (2,844th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 315th (1,404th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 873rd (4,218th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 510th (2,945th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 895th (4,531st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 379th (1,136th per 100k)
  • Arson: 100th (512th per 100k)

In Marin County (2015)

  • Population: 2nd
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 2nd (3rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (2nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (1st per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 55,530
  • Households: 21,403
  • Median Income: $78,439
  • Land Area: 27.443 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.518 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Novato, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 1 2
Rape 7 9
Agg. Assault 56 65
Robbery 16 27
Burglary 182 219
Vehicle Thefts 120 137
Arson 31 18

Violent Crimes in Novato, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 9
Aggravated Assault 65
Robbery 27

Property Crimes in Novato, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 219
Larceny 676
Motor Vehicle Theft 137
Arson 18

Violent Crimes in Novato, CA

Year Violent Crimes
2006 139
2008 119
2009 103
2010 99
2011 108
2012 96
2013 107
2014 80
2015 103

Burglary in Novato, CA

Year Burglary
2006 319
2008 244
2009 197
2010 204
2011 215
2012 241
2013 215
2014 182
2015 219

California Criminal Statistics:


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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

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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