Glendale, CA
Crime Rates



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Glendale, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

The crime rate in Glendale is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 18 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 Glendale is 1 in 56. Based on FBI crime data, Glendale is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Glendale has a crime rate that is higher than 44% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Glendale has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Glendale 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 Glendale 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 Glendale.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Glendale's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Glendale is one in 852.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Glendale's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Glendale 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 Glendale is one in 59.

Glendale Crime Data

 

Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Glendale Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

234

3,357

3,591

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.17

16.84

18.02

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glendale 1.17
California 4.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 852

in Glendale

1 in 227

in California

Glendale VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 199,303
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 16 94 119
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.08 0.47 0.60

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glendale 16.84
California 23.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 59

in Glendale

1 in 43

in California

Glendale Property CRIMES

Population: 199,303
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 509 2,577 271
Rate per 1,000 2.55 12.93 1.36

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Glendale Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Glendale 117
California 83