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Crime Report for Sonora,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Sonora, is 1.2 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Sonora Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Sonora, has a violent crime rate of 412 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 511 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Sonora 412
CA 511
National 676

Sonora, is in the 60% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 73% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 60% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Sonora, or said another way, 40% of cities in have crime rates higher than Sonora.


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Crime Sonora CA Nation
Violent Crime Total 411.5 511.0 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 5.7 6.5
Forcible Rape 65.0 24.1 31.1
Robbery Rate 86.6 205.6 197.4
Aggravated Assault 259.9 275.7 315
Property Crime Total 12822.2 3010.5 3726.9
Burglary 2079.3 638.9 812.3
Larceny Theft 10548.0 1832.5 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 194.9 540.1 382.3
Arson 21.7 27.8 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Sonora, has a property crime rate of 12822.2 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3010.5 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Sonora 12822.2
CA 3010.5
National 3727



Sonora Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 99
National Percentile Rank - 99