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California City, CA crime analytics


With a crime rate of 48 per one thousand residents, California City 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 21. Within California, more than 94% of the communities have a lower crime rate than California City.

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

For California City, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in California City is one in 110.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in California City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In California City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

California City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

California City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

121

519

640

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

9.11

39.09

48.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
California City 9.11
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 110

in California City

1 in 235

in California

California City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,277
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 20 96
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.38 1.51 7.23

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
California City 39.09
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in California City

1 in 38

in California

California City Property CRIMES

Population: 13,277
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 270 218 31
Rate per 1,000 20.34 16.42 2.33

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

California City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
California City 3
California 90

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