Avalon, CA
Crime Rates


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Avalon, CA crime analytics

Avalon has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Avalon is 1 in 56. How does Avalon fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Avalon's crime rate is lower than approximately 65% of California communities.

However, when you compare Avalon to other communities of similar population, then Avalon crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Avalon 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 Avalon 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 Avalon.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Avalon 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 Avalon; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 317. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Avalon; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Avalon Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Avalon Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Avalon 3.16
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 317

in Avalon

1 in 235

in California
Population: 3,799
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.53 0.26 2.37
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)

Avalon 14.74
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Avalon

1 in 38

in California
Avalon Property CRIMES
Population: 3,799
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 39 5
Rate per 1,000 3.16 10.27 1.32
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

Avalon Crimes Per Square Mile

Avalon 23
California 90

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