Cathedral City, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Cathedral City has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cathedral City is 1 in 73. How does Cathedral City fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Cathedral City's crime rate is lower than approximately 76% of California communities.

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 382. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Cathedral City experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Cathedral City; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

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 284.

Cathedral City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Cathedral City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

144

605

749

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.62

11.00

13.62

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.62
4.41
National Median: 4
    Cathedral City
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 382

in Cathedral City

1 in 227

in California

Cathedral City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 55,007
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 7 19 48 70
Rate per 1,000 0.13 0.35 0.87 1.27

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
11.0
23.31
National Median: 21
    Cathedral City
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Cathedral City

1 in 43

in California

Cathedral City Property CRIMES

Population: 55,007
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 183 228 194
Rate per 1,000 3.33 4.14 3.53

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Cathedral City Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
34
83
National Median: 28.3
    Cathedral City
    California