California
Crime




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Crime Rates for California

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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

California Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

174,796

1,002,070

1,176,866

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.45

25.53

29.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
California 4.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 225

in California

California VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 39,250,017
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1,930 13,702 54,789 104,375
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.35 1.40 2.66

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
California 25.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in California

California Property CRIMES

Population: 39,250,017
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 188,304 637,010 176,756
Rate per 1,000 4.80 16.23 4.50

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
California 89