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


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

Crime rate in Sonora, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Sonora, CA was 502 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.8 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 95.9% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Sonora crime rate fell by 18% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Sonora has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Sonora, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Sonora:

502.2
Angels:

162.3
Oakdale:

191.9
Waterford:

125.6
Jackson:

285.1
Riverbank:

112.4
Escalon:

155.4
Sutter Creek:

81.7
Hughson:

79.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Sonora 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(43.0)
5
(106.2)
1
(21.4)
3
(65.0)
7
(153.1)
2
(43.2)
4
(80.6)
3
(61.1)
2
(41.9)
3
(62.7)
5
(104.6)
9
(187.4)
9
(187.1)
8
(164.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(129.1)
3
(63.7)
3
(64.1)
4
(86.6)
7
(153.1)
6
(129.7)
8
(161.3)
5
(101.8)
6
(125.7)
2
(41.8)
10
(209.2)
6
(124.9)
7
(145.5)
8
(164.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(301.1)
11
(233.5)
11
(235.1)
12
(259.9)
36
(787.2)
16
(345.8)
18
(362.8)
12
(244.3)
5
(104.7)
16
(334.3)
27
(565.0)
13
(270.7)
17
(353.4)
11
(226.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
151
(3,248)
59
(1,253)
60
(1,282)
96
(2,079)
56
(1,225)
78
(1,686)
69
(1,391)
82
(1,670)
74
(1,550)
85
(1,776)
80
(1,674)
86
(1,791)
56
(1,164)
40
(824.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
312
(6,711)
274
(5,817)
316
(6,754)
487
(10,548)
388
(8,485)
290
(6,268)
342
(6,894)
224
(4,561)
213
(4,462)
237
(4,952)
267
(5,587)
263
(5,477)
239
(4,968)
228
(4,700)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(709.8)
26
(552.0)
23
(491.6)
9
(194.9)
13
(284.3)
13
(281.0)
17
(342.7)
5
(101.8)
17
(356.1)
13
(271.6)
18
(376.6)
21
(437.3)
29
(602.8)
18
(371.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(64.5)
2
(42.5)
1
(21.4)
1
(21.7)
2
(43.7)
5
(108.1)
2
(40.3)
5
(101.8)
11
(230.4)
4
(83.6)
4
(83.7)
6
(124.9)
7
(145.5)
5
(103.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)686.0515.3482.6713.0773.7533.8586.0435.8407.6515.5630.3621.0592.4502.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 55 registered sex offenders living in Sonora, California as of February 17, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sonora is 89 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Sonora:

360.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Sonora:

436.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Sonora:

385.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Sonora:

491.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Sonora:

292.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Sonora:

157.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Sonora:

234.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Sonora:

342.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Sonora:

281.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Sonora:

623.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Sonora:

238.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Sonora:

171.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Sonora:

254.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Sonora:

258.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Sonora:

170.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Sonora:

180.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Sonora:

123.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Sonora:

455.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Sonora:

571.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Sonora:

697.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Sonora:

670.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Sonora:

643.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Sonora:

586.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Sonora:

577.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Sonora:

674.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Sonora:

692.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Sonora:

711.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Sonora:

972.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Sonora:

667.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Sonora:

624.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Sonora:

1,091.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Sonora:

750.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Sonora:

761.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Sonora:

578.1
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: 17 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 16 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 17 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 19 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 19 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 20 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.63
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.39
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
California average:

2.42

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

Zip codes: 95370.