La Habra, CA
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La Habra, 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 La Habra is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 La Habra is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, La Habra is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, La Habra has a crime rate that is higher than 52% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, La Habra has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, La Habra is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how La Habra 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 La Habra.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that La Habra's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in La Habra is one in 597.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that La Habra's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes La Habra 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 La Habra is one in 49.

Importantly, we found that La Habra 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 La Habra is one in 384.

La Habra Crime Data

 

Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

La Habra Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

104

1,281

1,385

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.67

20.62

22.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
La Habra 1.67
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 597

in La Habra

1 in 235

in California

La Habra VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 62,131
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 37 60
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.11 0.60 0.97

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
La Habra 20.62
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in La Habra

1 in 38

in California

La Habra Property CRIMES

Population: 62,131
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 190 929 162
Rate per 1,000 3.06 14.95 2.61

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

La Habra Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
La Habra 188
California 90