Indio, CA
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The crime rate in Indio is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Indio is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Indio is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Indio has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Indio compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Indio with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Indio'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 Indio 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 Indio.

For Indio, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Indio is one in 149.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Indio's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Indio 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 Indio is one in 41.

Importantly, we found that Indio 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 Indio is one in 185.

Indio Crime Data

 
Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Indio Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

586

2,119

2,705

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.69

24.21

30.90

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Indio 6.69
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 149

in Indio

1 in 235

in California
Indio VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 87,533
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 28 128 425
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.32 1.46 4.86
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
Indio 24.21
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Indio

1 in 38

in California
Indio Property CRIMES
Population: 87,533
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 454 1,191 474
Rate per 1,000 5.19 13.61 5.42
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

Indio Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Indio 93
California 90