The county of Humboldt had 3,285 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 894.28 per 100,000 residents. This is 21.01% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 273 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Humboldt also processed 949 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alameda and Butte, Humboldt is a more dangerous place to live.
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The most popular crime committed in Humboldt is larceny/theft totaling 546, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Humboldt County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Humboldt tallied 273 violent crimes and 949 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Humboldt is higher by 21.01% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Humboldt are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.