La Mirada, CA
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La Mirada, 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 Mirada is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Mirada is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, La Mirada is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, La Mirada has a crime rate that is higher than 41% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, La Mirada has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, La Mirada 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 Mirada 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 Mirada.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that La Mirada'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 Mirada is one in 635.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that La Mirada's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes La Mirada 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 Mirada is one in 57.

Importantly, we found that La Mirada 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 Mirada is one in 390.

La Mirada Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

La Mirada Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

78

868

946

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.58

17.53

19.10

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
La Mirada 1.58
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 635

in La Mirada

1 in 235

in California

La Mirada VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 49,520
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 24 45
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.18 0.48 0.91

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 Mirada 17.53
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in La Mirada

1 in 38

in California

La Mirada Property CRIMES

Population: 49,520
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 159 582 127
Rate per 1,000 3.21 11.75 2.56

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 Mirada Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
La Mirada 120
California 90