Covina, CA
Crime Rates



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Covina, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 Covina is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Covina is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Covina is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Covina has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Covina 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 Covina; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 279. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Covina's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Covina 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 Covina is one in 41.

Importantly, we found that Covina 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 Covina is one in 258.

Covina Crime Data

 

Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Covina Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

174

1,188

1,362

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.59

24.51

28.10

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Covina 3.59
California 4.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 279

in Covina

1 in 223

in California

Covina VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 48,462
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 22 52 98
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.45 1.07 2.02

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Covina 24.51
California 24.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Covina

1 in 40

in California

Covina Property CRIMES

Population: 48,462
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 285 715 188
Rate per 1,000 5.88 14.75 3.88

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Covina Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Covina 193
California 88