Anaheim, CA
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Anaheim, CA crime analytics


The crime rate in Anaheim is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Anaheim is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Anaheim is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Anaheim has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Anaheim has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Anaheim 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 Anaheim 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 Anaheim.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Anaheim 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 Anaheim; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 276. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Anaheim's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Anaheim a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Anaheim is one in 35.

Importantly, we found that Anaheim 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 Anaheim is one in 210.

Anaheim Crime Data

 

Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Anaheim Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1,272

10,051

11,323

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.63

28.66

32.28

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Anaheim 3.63
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 276

in Anaheim

1 in 235

in California

Anaheim VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 350,742
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 18 129 439 686
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.37 1.25 1.96

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Anaheim 28.66
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Anaheim

1 in 38

in California

Anaheim Property CRIMES

Population: 350,742
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,480 6,900 1,671
Rate per 1,000 4.22 19.67 4.76

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Anaheim Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Anaheim 223
California 90