Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

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


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

Crime rate in Oroville, CA

The 2022 crime rate in Oroville, CA is 564 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 98.0% U.S. cities. The 2022 Oroville crime rate rose by 383% compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Oroville has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Oroville, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Oroville:

564.4
Gridley:

284.0
Paradise:

187.4
Chico:

252.7
Marysville:

362.2
Yuba City:

276.9
Colusa:

190.3
Grass Valley:

452.9
Nevada City:

38.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Oroville by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.4)
2
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(20.8)
2
(10.4)
3
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(108.4)
10
(64.3)
10
(63.6)
11
(70.0)
10
(64.2)
8
(49.7)
17
(104.4)
15
(91.9)
16
(83.8)
10
(52.1)
24
(124.6)
25
(119.1)
6
(29.4)
37
(186.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(135.5)
26
(167.2)
23
(146.2)
45
(286.5)
26
(166.9)
25
(155.4)
31
(190.3)
43
(263.4)
40
(209.5)
32
(166.8)
30
(155.7)
34
(162.0)
2
(9.8)
31
(156.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
249
(1,686)
181
(1,164)
33
(209.8)
50
(318.3)
40
(256.7)
58
(360.5)
60
(368.3)
83
(508.5)
68
(356.2)
66
(344.0)
66
(342.5)
85
(405.1)
30
(147.0)
138
(694.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
244
(1,653)
291
(1,872)
226
(1,437)
326
(2,076)
258
(1,656)
283
(1,759)
264
(1,621)
282
(1,728)
259
(1,357)
152
(792.2)
176
(913.4)
105
(500.4)
37
(181.3)
101
(508.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
703
(4,761)
632
(4,065)
465
(2,956)
563
(3,584)
593
(3,806)
601
(3,735)
710
(4,359)
866
(5,306)
970
(5,081)
623
(3,247)
435
(2,258)
313
(1,492)
118
(578.3)
408
(2,054)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
179
(1,212)
88
(566.1)
68
(432.3)
102
(649.4)
160
(1,027)
110
(683.7)
169
(1,038)
182
(1,115)
198
(1,037)
207
(1,079)
211
(1,095)
170
(810.2)
64
(313.6)
203
(1,022)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(135.5)
16
(102.9)
14
(89.0)
8
(50.9)
10
(64.2)
10
(62.2)
4
(24.6)
10
(61.3)
12
(62.9)
9
(46.9)
19
(98.6)
15
(71.5)
2
(9.8)
17
(85.6)
City-Data.com crime index867.7686.3402.8559.0528.7485.7585.1676.6582.3473.9477.5413.0116.8564.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 315 registered sex offenders living in Oroville, California as of June 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oroville is 61 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Oroville:

641.7
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Oroville:

107.8
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Oroville:

431.3
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Oroville:

394.4
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Oroville:

349.2
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Oroville:

366.7
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Oroville:

477.9
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Oroville:

383.7
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Oroville:

307.6
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Oroville:

301.6
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Oroville:

385.2
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Oroville:

254.3
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Oroville:

743.0
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Oroville:

1,019.3
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Oroville:

731.3
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Oroville:

649.0
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Oroville:

477.5
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Oroville:

578.4
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Oroville:

357.6
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Oroville:

112.2
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Oroville:

296.2
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Oroville:

459.8
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Oroville:

482.6
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Oroville:

680.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Oroville:

778.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Oroville:

697.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Oroville:

641.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Oroville:

675.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Oroville:

691.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Oroville:

500.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Oroville:

662.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Oroville:

750.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Oroville:

633.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Oroville:

640.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Oroville:

627.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Oroville:

660.3
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 34 (21 officers - 18 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
California average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 37 (21 officers - 18 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 39 (21 officers - 18 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
California average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (19 officers - 18 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 35 (19 officers - 18 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 44 (24 officers - 22 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 45 (24 officers - 21 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 33 (20 officers - 19 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 36 (23 officers - 21 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (23 officers - 20 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 37 (22 officers - 19 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 36 (23 officers - 20 male; 3 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 34 (23 officers - 21 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 37 (23 officers - 21 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
California average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 36 (21 officers - 20 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 37 (25 officers - 24 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 35 (24 officers - 23 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 33 (24 officers - 23 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 35 (25 officers - 23 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
California average:

2.42

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

Zip codes: 95968.