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Bakersfield Crime

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Poll
How safe do you feel in this area?
Based on 181 responses
  • Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
    52%
  • Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
    25%
  • Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
    17%
  • Not safe. There is a lot of crime, and I regularly don't feel safe.
    6%
Poll
How reliable are the police in this area?
Based on 174 responses
  • The police are visible, but somehow respond slowly when needed.
    37%
  • The police are very visible and very responsive.
    26%
  • Not sure.
    14%
  • The police aren't around much, but are there quickly when you need them.
    12%
  • The police aren't around much, and when you need them, they aren't reliable.
    10%

Bakersfield Crime Rates

Violent Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    235.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    8.8
    6.1
  • Rape
    29.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    180.6
    135.5
Property Crime Statistics
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,001.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,390.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    749.6
    284
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