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


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

Crime rate in Eureka, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Eureka, CA is 521 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 96.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Eureka crime rate fell by 7% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 3 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Eureka has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Eureka, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Eureka:

521.0
Arcata:

314.4
Blue Lake:

409.0
Fortuna:

238.6
Ferndale:

206.8
Trinidad:

336.6
Rio Dell:

196.3
Crescent City:

295.6
Fort Jones:

291.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Eureka by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.9)
3
(11.6)
1
(3.9)
2
(7.9)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.4)
5
(18.6)
3
(11.2)
1
(3.7)
2
(7.3)
3
(11.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
25
(96.3)
20
(77.5)
19
(75.0)
8
(31.6)
7
(27.8)
17
(67.6)
28
(101.8)
17
(61.9)
17
(63.2)
20
(74.5)
23
(85.6)
24
(89.0)
31
(113.8)
26
(95.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
63
(242.6)
50
(193.7)
46
(181.5)
64
(252.8)
59
(234.0)
57
(226.7)
35
(127.2)
71
(258.5)
73
(271.6)
67
(249.6)
58
(216.0)
76
(281.7)
85
(312.2)
64
(235.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
81
(311.9)
99
(383.6)
N/A156
(616.3)
81
(321.2)
109
(433.5)
58
(210.8)
71
(258.5)
100
(372.0)
53
(197.4)
82
(305.3)
154
(570.8)
126
(462.7)
104
(382.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
503
(1,937)
405
(1,569)
327
(1,290)
365
(1,442)
480
(1,904)
651
(2,589)
447
(1,625)
347
(1,263)
399
(1,484)
476
(1,773)
335
(1,247)
424
(1,571)
285
(1,047)
231
(850.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,000
(3,850)
841
(3,259)
993
(3,918)
680
(2,686)
750
(2,974)
771
(3,066)
1,012
(3,679)
1,430
(5,206)
1,506
(5,602)
1,532
(5,707)
1,272
(4,736)
854
(3,165)
888
(3,261)
1,055
(3,882)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
348
(1,340)
227
(879.5)
197
(777.2)
196
(774.3)
165
(654.3)
154
(612.5)
185
(672.5)
179
(651.6)
182
(677.1)
168
(625.9)
194
(722.3)
243
(900.6)
227
(833.6)
205
(754.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
18
(69.3)
15
(58.1)
20
(78.9)
15
(59.3)
22
(87.2)
24
(95.5)
16
(58.2)
26
(94.7)
25
(93.0)
29
(108.0)
30
(111.7)
17
(63.0)
27
(99.2)
28
(103.0)
City-Data.com crime index616.6530.6509.6510.5469.1569.7483.7527.5603.5613.7551.2585.9562.4521.0

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 153 registered sex offenders living in Eureka, California as of August 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eureka is 178 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Eureka:

426.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Eureka:

516.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Eureka:

522.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Eureka:

368.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Eureka:

335.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Eureka:

399.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Eureka:

320.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Eureka:

278.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Eureka:

405.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Eureka:

313.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Eureka:

482.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Eureka:

389.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Eureka:

381.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Eureka:

256.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Eureka:

291.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Eureka:

346.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Eureka:

477.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Eureka:

497.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Eureka:

607.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Eureka:

594.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Eureka:

733.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Eureka:

678.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Eureka:

610.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Eureka:

609.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Eureka:

763.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Eureka:

627.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Eureka:

538.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Eureka:

570.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Eureka:

608.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Eureka:

780.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Eureka:

576.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Eureka:

524.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Eureka:

497.3
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: 68 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 68 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 71 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 71 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 80 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 76 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 76 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 77 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 75 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 75 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 71 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 77 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 69 (43 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 67 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 69 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 75 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
California average:

2.42

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

Zip codes: 95501.