Monterey Park, CA
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Monterey Park, CA crime analytics


The crime rate in Monterey Park is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Monterey Park is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Monterey Park is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Monterey Park has a crime rate that is higher than 57% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Monterey Park'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 Monterey Park is one in 569.

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

Importantly, we found that Monterey Park 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 Monterey Park is one in 248.

Monterey Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

28

(100 is safest)


Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Monterey Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

108

1,362

1,470

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.76

22.16

23.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Monterey Park 1.76
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 569

in Monterey Park

1 in 235

in California

Monterey Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 61,468
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 59 43
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.96 0.70

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
Monterey Park 22.16
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Monterey Park

1 in 38

in California

Monterey Park Property CRIMES

Population: 61,468
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 379 735 248
Rate per 1,000 6.17 11.96 4.03

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

Monterey Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Monterey Park 190
California 90