Yorba Linda, CA
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Yorba Linda, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Yorba Linda is safer than 62% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In California, only on the order of 17% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Yorba Linda. If you live in Yorba Linda, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 89. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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 1664, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Yorba Linda; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Yorba Linda Crime Data

 

Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Yorba Linda Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

727

768

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.60

10.65

11.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Yorba Linda 0.60
California 4.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,664

in Yorba Linda

1 in 225

in California

Yorba Linda VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 68,235
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 6 24
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.16 0.09 0.35

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Yorba Linda 10.65
California 25.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 94

in Yorba Linda

1 in 39

in California

Yorba Linda Property CRIMES

Population: 68,235
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 150 516 61
Rate per 1,000 2.20 7.56 0.89

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Yorba Linda Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Yorba Linda 38
California 89