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


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

Crime rate in Hercules, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Hercules, CA is 98 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.8 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 38.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Hercules crime rate fell by 16% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Hercules has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Hercules, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Hercules:

97.8
Pinole:

264.6
San Pablo:

351.0
Richmond:

495.1
El Cerrito:

417.7
Benicia:

117.0
Kensington:

53.9
Vallejo:

485.1
Martinez:

132.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Hercules 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)
2
(8.0)
2
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(8.5)
1
(4.1)
5
(19.5)
4
(15.9)
2
(8.0)
3
(11.9)
2
(8.2)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.1)
1
(4.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
6
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(106.0)
20
(82.2)
24
(93.6)
30
(119.0)
15
(59.7)
12
(47.6)
10
(41.1)
17
(68.9)
6
(24.2)
16
(63.9)
12
(47.4)
11
(43.0)
12
(46.9)
16
(62.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
29
(123.0)
21
(86.3)
22
(85.8)
41
(162.6)
30
(119.4)
29
(115.1)
21
(86.3)
24
(97.2)
14
(56.4)
10
(40.0)
17
(67.1)
41
(160.5)
12
(46.9)
14
(54.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
113
(479.2)
80
(328.9)
129
(503.2)
138
(547.3)
125
(497.6)
74
(293.7)
94
(386.1)
98
(397.1)
83
(334.3)
60
(239.8)
113
(446.2)
74
(289.6)
66
(258.1)
82
(318.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
331
(1,404)
327
(1,344)
267
(1,042)
218
(864.6)
219
(871.8)
201
(797.9)
174
(714.8)
144
(583.4)
143
(575.9)
180
(719.3)
214
(845.0)
266
(1,041)
269
(1,052)
240
(932.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
156
(661.5)
103
(423.4)
94
(366.7)
100
(396.6)
75
(298.6)
81
(321.5)
44
(180.8)
56
(226.9)
48
(193.3)
46
(183.8)
65
(256.7)
52
(203.5)
43
(168.2)
28
(108.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.2)
4
(15.6)
3
(11.9)
2
(8.0)
4
(15.9)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index205.8155.9167.1185.5157.7140.9106.2120.786.990.6124.3131.0115.897.8

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 13 registered sex offenders living in Hercules, California as of September 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hercules is 1,971 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Hercules, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Hercules:

58.3
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Hercules:

70.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Hercules:

109.6
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Hercules:

69.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Hercules:

55.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Hercules:

48.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Hercules:

95.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Hercules:

71.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Hercules:

109.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Hercules:

113.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Hercules:

156.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Hercules:

109.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Hercules:

88.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Hercules:

123.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Hercules:

99.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Hercules:

98.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Hercules:

123.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Hercules:

126.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Hercules:

129.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Hercules:

140.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Hercules:

170.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Hercules:

111.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Hercules:

124.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Hercules:

142.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Hercules:

140.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Hercules:

146.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Hercules:

187.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Hercules:

212.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Hercules:

207.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Hercules:

196.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Hercules:

265.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Hercules:

399.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Hercules:

284.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Hercules:

284.8
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 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.78
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.78
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.83
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.84
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.85
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.77
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 26 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 33 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 33 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 30 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 29 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 30 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 27 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 27 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 23 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
California average:

2.42

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

Zip codes: 94547, 94572.