Calimesa, CA
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Calimesa, CA crime analytics


The crime rate in Calimesa is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Calimesa is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Calimesa is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Calimesa has a crime rate that is higher than 84% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Calimesa 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 Calimesa; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 502. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Calimesa's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Calimesa 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 Calimesa is one in 29.

Importantly, we found that Calimesa 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 Calimesa is one in 251.

Calimesa Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Calimesa Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

291

308

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.99

34.07

36.06

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Calimesa 1.99
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 502

in Calimesa

1 in 235

in California
Calimesa VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,542
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 5 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.59 1.40
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
Calimesa 34.07
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Calimesa

1 in 38

in California
Calimesa Property CRIMES
Population: 8,542
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 71 186 34
Rate per 1,000 8.31 21.77 3.98
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

Calimesa Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Calimesa 21
California 90