Arroyo Grande, CA Criminal and Public Records

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Arroyo Grande Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 303rd
  • Violent Crimes: 224th (297th per 100k)
  • Rape: 72nd (250th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 181st (243rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 152nd (302nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 292nd (227th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 238th (230th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 265th (189th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 236th (296th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,120th
  • Violent Crimes: 598th (2,987th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 189th (1,315th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 459th (2,551st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 336th (1,556th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,365th (3,239th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 645th (2,555th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,246th (3,380th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 480th (1,437th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In San Luis Obispo County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 4th (6th per 100k)
  • Rape: 6th (6th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 4th (5th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (4th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 18,108
  • Households: 7,040
  • Median Income: $62,032
  • Land Area: 5.833 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Arroyo Grande, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 1 2
Agg. Assault 44 27
Robbery 7 6
Burglary 82 83
Vehicle Thefts 31 36
Arson 2 0

Violent Crimes in Arroyo Grande, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 2
Aggravated Assault 27
Robbery 6

Property Crimes in Arroyo Grande, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 83
Larceny 299
Motor Vehicle Theft 36
Arson 0

Agg. Assault in Arroyo Grande, CA

Year Agg. Assault
2006 36
2008 15
2009 11
2010 17
2011 19
2012 58
2013 22
2014 44
2015 27

Arson in Arroyo Grande, CA

Year Arson
2006 5
2008 1
2009 5
2010 2
2011 13
2012 6
2013 0
2014 2
2015 0

California Criminal Statistics:

As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Arroyo Grande, CA included 35 violent crimes and 418 property crimes. The 35 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 27 aggravated assaults, 2 forcible rapes, and 6 robberies. The 418 property crimes included: 36 motor vehicle thefts, 83 burglaries, 0 counts of arson, and 299 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Arroyo Grande, CA which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

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

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Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.

Agg. Assault in the state of California

Year Agg. Assault
2006 111455
2007 109210
2008 104743
2009 99681
2010 95877
2011 91197
2012 94702
2013 89029
2014 91803
2015 99349

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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