Garden Grove, CA
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Garden Grove, 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 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

The crime rate in Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Garden Grove is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Garden Grove has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Garden Grove has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Garden Grove is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 321. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Garden Grove's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove is one in 40.

Importantly, we found that Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove is one in 260.

Garden Grove Crime Data

 

Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Garden Grove Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

545

4,328

4,873

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.12

24.75

27.87

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Garden Grove 3.12
California 4.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 321

in Garden Grove

1 in 225

in California

Garden Grove VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 174,858
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 38 186 317
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.22 1.06 1.81

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
Garden Grove 24.75
California 25.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Garden Grove

1 in 39

in California

Garden Grove Property CRIMES

Population: 174,858
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 862 2,793 673
Rate per 1,000 4.93 15.97 3.85

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

Garden Grove Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Garden Grove 271
California 89