Reported Annual Crime In Blythe

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlythe/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime762n/a (estimate)4,0192,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlythe/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.34.95.3
Rape4n/a21.134.940.4
Robbery20n/a105.5139.6102.8
Assault53n/a279.5265.9248.5
Violent crime78n/a (estimate)411445386
Burglary246n/a1,297.4479.8468.9
Theft413n/a2,178.21,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft25n/a131.9450.3236.9
Property crime684n/a (estimate)3,6072,5532,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Blythe, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Blythe, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Blythe, CA averages 34% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 42% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Blythe, CA is 8% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 6% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 41% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 47% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Blythe, CA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ehrenberg, AZ9392131,3521,565
Mesa Verde, CA7152501,4331,683
Ripley, CA5467194,1264,845
Blythe, CA19,6754113,6074,019

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Blythe is 42% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.01 daily crimes that occur in Blythe.
  • Blythe is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Blythe you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Blythe has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Blythe (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Blythe, CA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for California as well as national figures. In Blythe, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.34 times more than the California average and 1.42 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Blythe, CA are 1.08 times less than the California average and 1.06 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Blythe, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.41 times more than the California average and 1.47 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Blythe (higher is better)

How safe is Blythe, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Blythe, CA is safer than 24% of the cities in California and 22% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Blythe, CA. Overall, Blythe, CA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blythe

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blythe is 1 in 244
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blythe is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Blythe is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Blythe, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Blythe, CA, then there is a 1 in 244 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 28. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Blythe, CA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Blythe, 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 Blythe, CA has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Blythe, CA has decreased by 19% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Blythe, CA has decreased by 19% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Blythe police department

ItemBlytheCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3351,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
There are a total of 33 Blythe police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.2% less than the California average and 52.4% 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.

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Rosamond, CA19,6726653,8154,480
Columbia Heights, MN19,6892182,1572,374
Eustis, FL19,6612373,2973,533
Selma, AL19,6501,8057,7379,542
Willmar, MN19,6412492,1382,388
Blythe, CA19,6754113,6074,019
Source: The Blythe, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.