Joshua Tree, CA
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The crime rate in Joshua Tree is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Joshua Tree is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Joshua Tree is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Joshua Tree has a crime rate that is higher than 61% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Joshua Tree 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 Joshua Tree; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 273. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Joshua Tree's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Joshua Tree 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 Joshua Tree is one in 45.

Importantly, we found that Joshua Tree 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 Joshua Tree is one in 273.

Joshua Tree Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Joshua Tree Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

28

169

197

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.66

22.07

25.73

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Joshua Tree 3.66
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 273

in Joshua Tree

1 in 235

in California
Joshua Tree VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,657
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Joshua Tree 22.07
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Joshua Tree

1 in 38

in California
Joshua Tree Property CRIMES
Population: 7,657
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Joshua Tree Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Joshua Tree 5
California 90

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