Reported Annual Crime In Barstow

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarstow/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,320n/a (estimate)5,5703,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBarstow/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a8.44.84.9
Rape12n/a50.632.738.6
Robbery70n/a295.4135.0101.9
Assault199n/a839.7253.8237.8
Violent crime283n/a (estimate)1,194426373
Burglary447n/a1,886.1504.3491.4
Theft408n/a1,721.51,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft182n/a767.9436.8220.2
Property crime1,037n/a (estimate)4,3762,6182,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Barstow, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Barstow, CA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Barstow, CA crime rate is 83% higher than the California average and is 95% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Barstow, CA has a violent crime rate that is 180% higher than the California average and 220% higher than the national average. For property crime, Barstow, CA is 67% higher than the California average and 76% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Barstow is 95% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.26 daily crimes that occur in Barstow.
  • Barstow is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Barstow you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Barstow has increased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Barstow (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Barstow, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Barstow, CA are 1.83 times more than the California average and 1.95 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Barstow, CA are 2.80 times more than than California and 3.20 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Barstow, CA are 1.67 times more than than California and 1.76 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Barstow (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Barstow, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Barstow, CA has been ranked safer than 2% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Barstow, CA is safer than 3% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Barstow, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Barstow, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Barstow

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Barstow is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Barstow is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Barstow is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Barstow, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Barstow, CA, you have a 1 in 84 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 23. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Barstow, CA is 1 in 18.

Year Over Year Crime In Barstow (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Barstow, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Barstow, CA has increased by 29%, while the property crime rate in Barstow, CA has increased by 31% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Barstow, CA has increased by 30% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Barstow police department

ItemBarstowCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4951,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.63.3
There are a total of 49 Barstow police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.5% less than the California average and 35.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lenwood, CA3,1533251,9952,319
Barstow, CA23,1101,1944,3765,570

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Landover, MD23,1126683,3844,052
Laguna Beach, CA23,1143242,3762,700
Arnold, MD23,1313481,7602,108
Webster Groves, MO23,084999941,093
Fountain Hills, AZ23,0511721,2741,446
Barstow, CA23,1101,1944,3765,570
Source: The Barstow, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.