Covina, CA
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Covina, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 26 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 39. 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 61% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Covina compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Covina with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Covina's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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 437. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Covina's rate for property crime is 23 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 43.

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 345.

Covina Crime Data

 

Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Covina Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

112

1,140

1,252

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.29

23.27

25.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Covina 2.29
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 437

in Covina

1 in 235

in California

Covina VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 48,984
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 8 35 68
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.16 0.71 1.39

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
Covina 23.27
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Covina

1 in 38

in California

Covina Property CRIMES

Population: 48,984
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 239 759 142
Rate per 1,000 4.88 15.49 2.90

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

Covina Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Covina 178
California 90