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Mariposa County, California Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,174 total crimes reported in Mariposa County, California (290 of them violent). Of the 272 crimes that happen every year in Mariposa County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mariposa County, California 272 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 25 rapes, and greater than one thousand thefts (including 11 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Mariposa County, California (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Mariposa County, California for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Mariposa County has grown by 87%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 95%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Mariposa County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost five hundred for Mariposa County, California in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mariposa County, California (2001-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Mariposa County, California (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Mariposa County, California law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Mariposa County 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.