Carlsbad, CA
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Carlsbad, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Carlsbad is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Carlsbad is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Carlsbad is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Carlsbad has a crime rate that is higher than 47% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Carlsbad's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Carlsbad is one in 648.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Carlsbad's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Carlsbad 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 Carlsbad is one in 52.

Carlsbad Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Carlsbad Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

175

2,175

2,350

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.54

19.17

20.71

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Carlsbad 1.54
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 648

in Carlsbad

1 in 235

in California

Carlsbad VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 113,453
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 33 38 104
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.29 0.33 0.92

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
Carlsbad 19.17
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 52

in Carlsbad

1 in 38

in California

Carlsbad Property CRIMES

Population: 113,453
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 369 1,662 144
Rate per 1,000 3.25 14.65 1.27

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

Carlsbad Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Carlsbad 60
California 90