Hesperia, CA
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Hesperia, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 Hesperia is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Hesperia is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Hesperia is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Hesperia has a crime rate that is higher than 66% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Hesperia compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Hesperia with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Hesperia's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Hesperia 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 Hesperia.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hesperia 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 Hesperia; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 309. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hesperia's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Hesperia 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 Hesperia is one in 42.

Importantly, we found that Hesperia 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 Hesperia is one in 246.

Hesperia Crime Data

 

Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Hesperia Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

302

2,235

2,537

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.24

23.96

27.19

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hesperia 3.24
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 309

in Hesperia

1 in 235

in California

Hesperia VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 93,295
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 18 83 198
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.19 0.89 2.12

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
Hesperia 23.96
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Hesperia

1 in 38

in California

Hesperia Property CRIMES

Population: 93,295
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 575 1,280 380
Rate per 1,000 6.16 13.72 4.07

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

Hesperia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hesperia 35
California 90