Lindsay, CA
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Lindsay, 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 Lindsay is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Lindsay is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Lindsay is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Lindsay has a crime rate that is higher than 65% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lindsay 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 Lindsay; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 224. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

Importantly, we found that Lindsay 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 Lindsay is one in 155.

Lindsay Crime Data

 

Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Lindsay Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

59

295

354

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.46

22.32

26.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lindsay 4.46
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 224

in Lindsay

1 in 235

in California

Lindsay VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,217
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 14 40
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.30 1.06 3.03

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
Lindsay 22.32
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Lindsay

1 in 38

in California

Lindsay Property CRIMES

Population: 13,217
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 63 147 85
Rate per 1,000 4.77 11.12 6.43

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

Lindsay Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lindsay 136
California 90