Cudahy has an overall crime rate of 21 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cudahy is 1 in 49. How does Cudahy fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Cudahy's crime rate is lower than approximately 58% of California communities.
However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Cudahy has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Cudahy is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.
The crime data that NeighborhoodScout used for this analysis are the seven offenses from the uniform crime reports, collected by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, and include both violent and property crimes, combined.
Now let us turn to take a look at how Cudahy does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Cudahy.
For Cudahy, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Cudahy is one in 160.
Moreover, the rate of property crime in Cudahy; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.
Importantly, we found that Cudahy has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Cudahy is one in 310.