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


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

Crime rate in Paradise, CA

The 2022 crime rate in Paradise, CA is 187 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 72.8% U.S. cities. The 2022 Paradise crime rate fell by 29% compared to 2020. In the last 5 years Paradise has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Paradise, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Paradise:

187.4
Chico:

252.7
Oroville:

564.4
Gridley:

284.0
Orland:

137.2
Corning:

335.6
Marysville:

362.2
Yuba City:

276.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Paradise by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.8)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
1
(3.8)
1
(3.8)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(49.1)
11
(42.0)
10
(37.7)
5
(18.9)
11
(41.9)
4
(15.2)
9
(33.9)
7
(26.4)
16
(60.1)
15
(56.1)
5
(18.6)
2
(49.1)
4
(68.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(37.8)
11
(42.0)
14
(52.8)
6
(22.6)
7
(26.7)
7
(26.6)
11
(41.5)
8
(30.2)
9
(33.8)
5
(18.7)
1
(3.7)
1
(24.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
66
(249.3)
81
(308.9)
54
(203.6)
55
(207.6)
49
(186.9)
40
(152.1)
31
(116.9)
29
(109.3)
63
(236.8)
45
(168.2)
16
(59.5)
14
(343.8)
17
(290.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
165
(623.3)
174
(663.7)
200
(754.0)
241
(909.7)
214
(816.1)
257
(977.0)
212
(799.6)
250
(942.3)
127
(477.3)
109
(407.4)
83
(308.8)
35
(859.5)
22
(375.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
539
(2,036)
340
(1,297)
220
(829.4)
214
(807.8)
242
(922.9)
200
(760.3)
245
(924.0)
178
(670.9)
131
(492.3)
125
(467.2)
51
(189.7)
39
(957.8)
45
(767.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(207.8)
32
(122.1)
42
(158.3)
24
(90.6)
74
(282.2)
59
(224.3)
64
(241.4)
74
(278.9)
37
(139.0)
45
(168.2)
68
(253.0)
25
(613.9)
13
(221.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(18.9)
2
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.6)
5
(18.9)
3
(11.3)
2
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.1)
City-Data.com crime index249.7223.7185.3166.7203.2174.9182.8174.7169.8144.877.3263.0187.4

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 45 registered sex offenders living in Paradise, California as of May 28, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Paradise is 594 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Paradise:

213.3
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Paradise:

233.3
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Paradise:

50.2
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Paradise:

149.5
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Paradise:

195.4
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Paradise:

103.6
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Paradise:

120.7
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Paradise:

112.1
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Paradise:

156.4
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Paradise:

134.0
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Paradise:

165.9
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Paradise:

225.0
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Paradise:

200.2
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Paradise:

149.2
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Paradise:

123.8
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Paradise:

113.2
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Paradise:

68.8
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Paradise:

146.8
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2020
Paradise:

311.9
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Paradise:

109.2
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Paradise:

130.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Paradise:

140.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Paradise:

263.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Paradise:

242.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Paradise:

267.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Paradise:

251.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Paradise:

235.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Paradise:

216.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Paradise:

215.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Paradise:

257.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Paradise:

247.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Paradise:

247.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Paradise:

253.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Paradise:

301.7
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: 24 (17 officers - 15 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.26
California average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 24 (16 officers - 15 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.93
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 19 (11 officers - 11 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.41
California average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 34 (20 officers - 19 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 32 (19 officers - 18 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.71
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 33 (19 officers - 18 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.72
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 31 (19 officers - 17 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.72
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 28 (18 officers - 16 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.68
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 28 (19 officers - 17 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.72
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (21 officers - 19 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.79
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 36 (24 officers - 22 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 37 (24 officers - 23 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 40 (26 officers - 26 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 45 (26 officers - 26 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 41 (26 officers - 25 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 40 (26 officers - 26 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 41 (26 officers - 26 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 39 (25 officers - 25 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 40 (25 officers - 25 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
California average:

2.42

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

Zip codes: 95969.