Artesia, CA
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The crime rate in Artesia is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Artesia is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Artesia is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Artesia has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Artesia to other communities of similar population, then Artesia crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Artesia does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Artesia 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 Artesia; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 197. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Artesia's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Artesia 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 Artesia is one in 36.

Importantly, we found that Artesia 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 Artesia is one in 151.

Artesia Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Artesia Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

86

471

557

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.07

27.77

32.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Artesia 5.07
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 197

in Artesia

1 in 235

in California
Artesia VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 16,961
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 31 53
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 1.83 3.12
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
Artesia 27.77
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Artesia

1 in 38

in California
Artesia Property CRIMES
Population: 16,961
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 99 260 112
Rate per 1,000 5.84 15.33 6.60
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

Artesia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Artesia 344
California 90