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Acton, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2022 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2023 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2023 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Acton is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (62%) and also has a lower crime rate than 87% of the communities in California, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Acton is one in 143 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 43.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Acton has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Acton is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Acton 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 Acton.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Acton occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Acton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 372. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Acton is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Acton than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 232.

Acton Crime Data

total Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Acton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

32

52

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.69

4.31

7.00

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.69
4.99
National Median: 4
    Acton
    California

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 372

in Acton

1 in 200

in California

Acton Violent Crimes

Population: 7,431
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total Unreported Unreported Unreported Unreported
Rate per 1,000 Unreported Unreported Unreported Unreported

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,156 133,294 220,450 893,980
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.40 0.66 2.68

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
4.31
23.43
National Median: 20
    Acton
    California

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 232

in Acton

1 in 43

in California

Property Crimes

Population: 7,431
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total Unreported Unreported Unreported
Rate per 1,000 Unreported Unreported Unreported

United States Property Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,293 4,672,363 942,173
Rate per 1,000 2.70 14.02 2.83

Acton Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
1
84
National Median: 27.0
    Acton
    California

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