Indian Wells, CA
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Indian Wells, 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 Indian Wells is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Indian Wells is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Indian Wells is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Indian Wells has a crime rate that is higher than 71% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Indian Wells to other communities of similar population, then Indian Wells crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Indian Wells 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 Indian Wells 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 Indian Wells.

For Indian Wells, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Indian Wells than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1058, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Indian Wells's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Indian Wells 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 Indian Wells is one in 35.

Indian Wells Crime Data

 

Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Indian Wells Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

150

155

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.95

28.36

29.31

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Indian Wells 0.95
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,058

in Indian Wells

1 in 235

in California

Indian Wells VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,289
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.95

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
Indian Wells 28.36
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Indian Wells

1 in 38

in California

Indian Wells Property CRIMES

Population: 5,289
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 105 12
Rate per 1,000 6.24 19.85 2.27

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

Indian Wells Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Indian Wells 11
California 90

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