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Ceres Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 183rd
  • Violent Crimes: 151st (244th per 100k)
  • Rape: 64th (191st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 153rd (279th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 104th (114th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 141st (90th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 148th (207th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 153rd (134th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 62nd (21st per 100k)
  • Arson: 52nd (187th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 805th
  • Violent Crimes: 511th (2,525th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 181st (1,216th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 429th (2,817th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 287th (815th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 595th (1,797th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 497th (2,399th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 713th (2,775th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 186th (65th per 100k)
  • Arson: 114th (750th per 100k)

In Stanislaus County (2015)

  • Population: 3rd
  • Violent Crimes: 3rd (3rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 3rd (4th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 3rd (6th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 3rd (3rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 3rd (4th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 3rd (7th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 3rd (4th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 3rd (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (6th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 47,963
  • Households: 13,010
  • Median Income: $47,858
  • Land Area: 9.356 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.006 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Ceres, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 2 0
Rape 11 10
Agg. Assault 89 57
Robbery 43 55
Burglary 314 232
Vehicle Thefts 279 454
Arson 3 4

Violent Crimes in Ceres, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 10
Aggravated Assault 57
Robbery 55

Property Crimes in Ceres, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 232
Larceny 920
Motor Vehicle Theft 454
Arson 4

Larceny in Ceres, CA

Year Larceny
2006 1300
2008 1154
2009 1006
2010 1134
2011 1037
2012 1185
2013 1026
2014 991
2015 920

Agg. Assault in Ceres, CA

Year Agg. Assault
2006 109
2008 101
2009 83
2010 101
2011 108
2012 113
2013 82
2014 89
2015 57

California Criminal Statistics:

As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Ceres, CA included 122 violent crimes and 1606 property crimes. The 122 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 57 aggravated assaults, 10 forcible rapes, and 55 robberies. The 1606 property crimes included: 454 motor vehicle thefts, 232 burglaries, 4 counts of arson, and 920 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Ceres, 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

Looking for information on a specific individual in Ceres, CA? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Ceres or in the greater Ceres, CA metropolitan area. These records can help you determine if someone has been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime. However, it is important to realize that the absence of a criminal record is no guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior.

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.

Larceny in the state of California

Year Larceny
2006 666860
2007 652243
2008 650385
2009 615456
2010 600558
2011 596963
2012 635090
2013 621557
2014 592670
2015 656517

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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