San Dimas, CA
Crime Rates


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San Dimas, 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 San Dimas is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 San Dimas is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, San Dimas is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, San Dimas has a crime rate that is higher than 51% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in San Dimas compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared San Dimas with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether San Dimas's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how San Dimas 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 San Dimas.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in San Dimas 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 San Dimas; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 412. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that San Dimas's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes San Dimas 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 San Dimas is one in 50.

San Dimas Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

San Dimas Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

San Dimas 2.43
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 412

in San Dimas

1 in 235

in California


Population: 34,630
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 7 30 46
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.20 0.87 1.33


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)

San Dimas 19.84
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in San Dimas

1 in 38

in California

San Dimas Property CRIMES

Population: 34,630
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 118 503 66
Rate per 1,000 3.41 14.52 1.91

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

San Dimas Crimes Per Square Mile

San Dimas 50
California 90