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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

176,982

941,618

1,118,600

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.47

23.80

28.28

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 224

in California

California VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 39,557,045
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1,739 15,505 54,326 105,412
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.39 1.37 2.66

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in California

California Property CRIMES

Population: 39,557,045
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 164,632 621,775 155,211
Rate per 1,000 4.16 15.72 3.92

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
California 85