High crime areas hurt the community in two ways.
Yuba City is a medium-sized city in Sutter County, California that is home to approximately 66,941 residents.
Salinas, a mid-sized city claiming approximately 157,380 residents in Monterey, California is unfortunately also home to crime and murder rates overall surpassing national averages.
In Visalia, California, crime is more rampant than in 87 percent of cities nationwide.
Like any large city, Sacramento has its share of crimes.
With its crime index of four out of 100, crime seems to be on the rise in Stockton. However, recent reports have indicated that crime overall in Stockton is at an all-time low.
Although not one of America’s most crime ridden cities, San Francisco has a larger than average amount of both property crime and violent crime.
San Jose is a beautiful, vibrant city in the Silicon Valley. With a population of 1,015,785 as of the 2010 census, this technology hub unfortunately has an above-average crime rate.
San Rafael is one of the larger medium-sized cities along the coast. Like many other cities in the state and throughout the country it has its share of crime, both violent and non-violent.
Beautiful Redwood, California sits approximately 27 miles south of the City of San Francisco.