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Crime rate in Capitola, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Capitola, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Capitola, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Capitola, CA is 304 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 83.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Capitola crime rate fell by 24% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Capitola has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Capitola, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Capitola:

304.0
Santa Cruz:

370.8
Scotts Valley:

138.2
Watsonville:

255.4
Los Gatos:

82.7
Monte Sereno:

31.1
Morgan Hill:

112.3
Saratoga:

71.3
Gilroy:

265.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Capitola by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(72.1)
3
(31.1)
9
(95.4)
5
(52.9)
4
(41.8)
3
(30.8)
2
(19.9)
2
(19.8)
3
(29.9)
2
(19.7)
2
(19.6)
4
(39.1)
5
(48.9)
5
(48.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(92.7)
9
(93.4)
13
(137.8)
18
(190.3)
4
(41.8)
11
(112.9)
8
(79.7)
15
(148.7)
4
(39.8)
7
(69.1)
12
(117.6)
11
(107.4)
14
(137.0)
9
(88.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
54
(556.5)
49
(508.4)
63
(667.9)
76
(803.6)
99
(1,035)
99
(1,016)
17
(169.4)
30
(297.5)
30
(298.9)
21
(207.2)
14
(137.2)
13
(126.9)
14
(137.0)
12
(117.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
110
(1,134)
122
(1,266)
104
(1,103)
70
(740.2)
71
(742.3)
78
(800.2)
65
(647.7)
47
(466.0)
41
(408.4)
25
(246.7)
41
(401.9)
35
(341.8)
50
(489.1)
28
(274.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
835
(8,605)
770
(7,988)
680
(7,209)
525
(5,551)
534
(5,583)
608
(6,238)
518
(5,162)
474
(4,700)
532
(5,300)
574
(5,664)
585
(5,735)
674
(6,581)
540
(5,283)
458
(4,482)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(432.8)
42
(435.7)
27
(286.3)
14
(148.0)
18
(188.2)
22
(225.7)
15
(149.5)
20
(198.3)
27
(269.0)
28
(276.3)
32
(313.7)
50
(488.2)
32
(313.1)
21
(205.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(53.0)
2
(21.1)
7
(73.2)
3
(30.8)
1
(10.0)
2
(19.8)
2
(19.9)
3
(29.6)
1
(9.8)
3
(29.3)
6
(58.7)
3
(29.4)
City-Data.com crime index655.0597.6639.7545.8543.3585.2357.4356.5377.7343.9361.0415.1397.8304.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Capitola, California as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Capitola is 1,139 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Capitola, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Capitola:

151.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Capitola:

205.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Capitola:

156.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Capitola:

147.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Capitola:

157.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Capitola:

219.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Capitola:

242.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Capitola:

164.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Capitola:

595.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Capitola:

580.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Capitola:

549.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Capitola:

498.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Capitola:

332.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Capitola:

396.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Capitola:

305.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Capitola:

309.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Capitola:

298.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Capitola:

309.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Capitola:

408.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Capitola:

470.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Capitola:

414.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Capitola:

374.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Capitola:

387.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Capitola:

358.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Capitola:

410.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Capitola:

505.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Capitola:

455.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Capitola:

447.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Capitola:

623.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Capitola:

717.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Capitola:

721.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Capitola:

573.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Capitola:

589.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Capitola:

483.8
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 30 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 28 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 33 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 34 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.33
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 33 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 31 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 33 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 33 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Capitola, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 95010, 95062, 95073.