Anaheim, CA
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Anaheim, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

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 28 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 35. 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 76% 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 295. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Anaheim's rate for property crime is 25 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 40.

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 255.

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

1,193

8,728

9,921

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.39

24.80

28.18

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Anaheim 3.39
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 295

in Anaheim

1 in 224

in California

Anaheim VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 352,005
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 7 142 407 637
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.40 1.16 1.81

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Anaheim 24.80
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Anaheim

1 in 42

in California

Anaheim Property CRIMES

Population: 352,005
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,417 5,930 1,381
Rate per 1,000 4.03 16.85 3.92

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Anaheim Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Anaheim 195
California 85