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Madera, California Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Madera, California. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Madera compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Madera, California, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 22,092 total crimes reported in Madera, California (4,668 of them violent). Of the 2,209 crimes that take place per year in Madera, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Madera, California every 3 hours. This includes 41 murders, 215 rapes, and at least thirteen thousand thefts (including 3,348 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Madera, California for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Madera has been reduced by 42%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 13%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 10 years in Madera. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two thousand for Madera, California in 2009.

Crime Trends in Madera, California (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Madera, California (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Madera, California law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Madera conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.