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Concord, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

The crime rate in Concord is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Concord is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Concord is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Concord has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Concord 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 Concord; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 294. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Concord is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Concord, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 32, which is a rate of 31 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Concord 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 Concord is one in 167.

Concord Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Concord Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

427

3,873

4,300

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.40

30.88

34.29

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.4
4.4
National Median: 4
    Concord
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 294

in Concord

1 in 227

in California

Concord VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 125,410
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 38 174 213
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.30 1.39 1.70

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
30.88
21.3
National Median: 19
    Concord
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Concord

1 in 47

in California

Concord Property CRIMES

Population: 125,410
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 469 2,653 751
Rate per 1,000 3.74 21.15 5.99

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Concord Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
141
77
National Median: 26.9
    Concord
    California