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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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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

With a crime rate of 32 per one thousand residents, Anaheim has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 32. Within California, more than 85% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Anaheim.

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 281. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Anaheim is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Anaheim, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 36, which is a rate of 28 per one thousand population.

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 174.

Anaheim Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Anaheim Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1,229

9,699

10,928

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.55

28.04

31.59

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.55
4.4
National Median: 4
    Anaheim
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 281

in Anaheim

1 in 227

in California

Anaheim VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 345,940
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
28.04
23.47
National Median: 19
    Anaheim
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Anaheim

1 in 43

in California

Anaheim Property CRIMES

Population: 345,940
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Anaheim Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
215
83
National Median: 26.8
    Anaheim
    California