Upland, CA
Crime Rates


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Upland, CA crime analytics

The crime rate in Upland is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Upland is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Upland is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Upland has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Upland 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 Upland; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 329. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Upland's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Upland 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 Upland is one in 32.

Importantly, we found that Upland 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 Upland is one in 234.

Upland Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Upland Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Upland 3.03
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 329

in Upland

1 in 235

in California
Population: 76,443
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 21 79 128
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.27 1.03 1.67
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)

Upland 31.28
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Upland

1 in 38

in California
Upland Property CRIMES
Population: 76,443
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 571 1,493 327
Rate per 1,000 7.47 19.53 4.28
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

Upland Crimes Per Square Mile

Upland 168
California 90