Cathedral City, CA
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Cathedral City, CA crime analytics


The crime rate in Cathedral City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Cathedral City is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Cathedral City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Cathedral City has a crime rate that is higher than 56% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 460. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cathedral City's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City is one in 47.

Importantly, we found that Cathedral City 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 Cathedral City is one in 167.

Cathedral City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Cathedral City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

117

1,156

1,273

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.17

21.48

23.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cathedral City 2.17
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 460

in Cathedral City

1 in 235

in California

Cathedral City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 53,826
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 13 49 52
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.24 0.91 0.97

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
Cathedral City 21.48
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Cathedral City

1 in 38

in California

Cathedral City Property CRIMES

Population: 53,826
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 327 507 322
Rate per 1,000 6.08 9.42 5.98

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

Cathedral City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cathedral City 59
California 90