Walnut, CA
Crime Rates



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Walnut, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Walnut is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 17 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 Walnut is 1 in 59. Based on FBI crime data, Walnut is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Walnut has a crime rate that is higher than 40% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Walnut compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Walnut with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Walnut'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 Walnut 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 Walnut.

For Walnut, 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 Walnut than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1364, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Walnut's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Walnut 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 Walnut is one in 62.

Walnut Crime Data

 

Crime Index

36

(100 is safest)


Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

Walnut Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

22

487

509

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.73

16.23

16.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Walnut 0.73
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,364

in Walnut

1 in 224

in California

Walnut VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 30,006
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 9 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.30 0.30

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Walnut 16.23
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 62

in Walnut

1 in 42

in California

Walnut Property CRIMES

Population: 30,006
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 218 230 39
Rate per 1,000 7.27 7.67 1.30

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Walnut Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Walnut 57
California 85