Cathedral City, CA
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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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Cathedral City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 16 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 62. 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 37% 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 319. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Cathedral City; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 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 222.

Cathedral City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Cathedral City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

172

720

892

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.13

13.11

16.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cathedral City 3.13
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 319

in Cathedral City

1 in 224

in California

Cathedral City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 54,902
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 22 39 109
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.40 0.71 1.99

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cathedral City 13.11
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 76

in Cathedral City

1 in 42

in California

Cathedral City Property CRIMES

Population: 54,902
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 188 285 247
Rate per 1,000 3.42 5.19 4.50

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Cathedral City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cathedral City 41
California 85