Brentwood, CA
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The crime rate in Brentwood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Brentwood is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Brentwood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Brentwood has a crime rate that is higher than 60% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Brentwood 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 Brentwood; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 522. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Brentwood's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Brentwood 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 Brentwood is one in 42.

Importantly, we found that Brentwood 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 Brentwood is one in 301.

Brentwood Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Brentwood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

113

1,389

1,502

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.92

23.56

25.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Brentwood 1.92
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 522

in Brentwood

1 in 235

in California
Brentwood VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 58,968
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 17 45 51
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.29 0.76 0.86
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
Brentwood 23.56
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Brentwood

1 in 38

in California
Brentwood Property CRIMES
Population: 58,968
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 159 1,034 196
Rate per 1,000 2.70 17.53 3.32
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

Brentwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Brentwood 101
California 90