Pomona, CA
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The crime rate in Pomona is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Pomona is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Pomona is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Pomona has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Pomona, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Pomona is one in 189.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pomona's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Pomona 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 Pomona is one in 33.

Importantly, we found that Pomona 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 Pomona is one in 119.

Pomona Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Pomona Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

811

4,713

5,524

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.29

30.75

36.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pomona 5.29
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 189

in Pomona

1 in 235

in California
Pomona VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 153,266
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 10 76 298 427
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.50 1.94 2.79
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
Pomona 30.75
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Pomona

1 in 38

in California
Pomona Property CRIMES
Population: 153,266
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 700 2,726 1,287
Rate per 1,000 4.57 17.79 8.40
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

Pomona Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pomona 241
California 90