La Puente, CA
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La Puente has an overall crime rate of 15 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in La Puente is 1 in 66. How does La Puente fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? La Puente's crime rate is lower than approximately 77% of California communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in La Puente 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 La Puente; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 331. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in La Puente; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Importantly, we found that La Puente 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 Puente is one in 313.

La Puente Crime Data

 

Crime Index

50

(100 is safest)


Safer than 50% of U.S. Cities

La Puente Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

123

492

615

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.02

12.08

15.09

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
La Puente 3.02
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 331

in La Puente

1 in 235

in California

La Puente VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 40,745
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 37 79
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.91 1.94

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 Puente 12.08
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 83

in La Puente

1 in 38

in California

La Puente Property CRIMES

Population: 40,745
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 92 270 130
Rate per 1,000 2.26 6.63 3.19

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 Puente Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
La Puente 177
California 90