Grand Terrace, CA
Crime Rates

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Grand Terrace, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 Grand Terrace is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Grand Terrace is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Grand Terrace is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Grand Terrace has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Grand Terrace to other communities of similar population, then Grand Terrace crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Grand Terrace does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Grand Terrace 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 Grand Terrace.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Grand Terrace 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 Grand Terrace; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 394. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Grand Terrace's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Grand Terrace 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 Grand Terrace is one in 44.

Grand Terrace Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Grand Terrace Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Grand Terrace 2.54
California 4.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 394

in Grand Terrace

1 in 223

in California


Population: 12,595
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 9 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.64 0.71 1.19


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Grand Terrace 22.55
California 24.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Grand Terrace

1 in 40

in California

Grand Terrace Property CRIMES

Population: 12,595
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 83 170 31
Rate per 1,000 6.59 13.50 2.46

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Grand Terrace Crimes Per Square Mile

Grand Terrace 90
California 88