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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 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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

California Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

172,773

921,098

1,093,871

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.40

23.47

27.88

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
4.40
National Median: 4
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 227

in California

California VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 39,237,836
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2,335 15,831 39,448 115,159
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.40 1.01 2.93

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
23.47
National Median: 19
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in California

California Property CRIMES

Population: 39,237,836
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 141,646 587,498 191,954
Rate per 1,000 3.61 14.97 4.89

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
83
National Median: 26.8
    California