Yorba Linda, CA
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Yorba Linda, CA crime analytics


Yorba Linda is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (70%) and also has a lower crime rate than 91% of the communities in California, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Yorba Linda is one in 98 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Yorba Linda is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Yorba Linda, and we found that the crime rate in Yorba Linda is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Yorba Linda is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Yorba Linda 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 Yorba Linda.

For Yorba Linda, 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 Yorba Linda than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1743, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Yorba Linda is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Yorba Linda than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 104.

Yorba Linda Crime Data

 
Crime Index

70

(100 is safest)


Safer than 70% of U.S. Cities

Yorba Linda Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

39

652

691

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.57

9.59

10.17

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Yorba Linda 0.57
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,743

in Yorba Linda

1 in 235

in California
Yorba Linda VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 67,973
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 7 25
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.37
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
Yorba Linda 9.59
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 104

in Yorba Linda

1 in 38

in California
Yorba Linda Property CRIMES
Population: 67,973
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 153 464 35
Rate per 1,000 2.25 6.83 0.51
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

Yorba Linda Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Yorba Linda 35
California 90