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Orinda, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2021 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2022 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2022 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Orinda has an overall crime rate of 8 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 Orinda is 1 in 123. How does Orinda fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Orinda's crime rate is lower than approximately 87% of California communities.

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

For Orinda, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Orinda than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3897, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Orinda; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 8 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Orinda Crime Data

 

Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Orinda Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

154

159

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.26

7.90

8.16

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.26
4.4
National Median: 4
    Orinda
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,897

in Orinda

1 in 227

in California

Orinda VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 19,483
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 22,941 144,285 202,155 943,774
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.43 0.61 2.84

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
7.9
23.47
National Median: 19
    Orinda
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 127

in Orinda

1 in 43

in California

Orinda Property CRIMES

Population: 19,483
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,888,310
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,656 4,626,970 890,179
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.94 2.68

Orinda Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
13
83
National Median: 26.8
    Orinda
    California