Glendale, CA
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Glendale, CA crime analytics


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 19 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 53. 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 39% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Glendale, and we found that the crime rate in Glendale is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Glendale is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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 948.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Glendale's rate for property crime is 18 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 57.

Glendale Crime Data

 

Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Glendale Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

212

3,557

3,769

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.05

17.69

18.75

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glendale 1.05
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 948

in Glendale

1 in 235

in California

Glendale VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 201,020
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 17 83 107
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.08 0.41 0.53

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Glendale 17.69
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in Glendale

1 in 38

in California

Glendale Property CRIMES

Population: 201,020
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 534 2,653 370
Rate per 1,000 2.66 13.20 1.84

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Glendale Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Glendale 123
California 90