Reported Annual Crime In Desert Hot Springs

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDesert Hot Springs/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,151n/a (estimate)4,0282,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDesert Hot Springs/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a17.54.95.3
Rape14n/a49.034.940.4
Robbery43n/a150.5139.6102.8
Assault163n/a570.5265.9248.5
Violent crime225n/a (estimate)787445386
Burglary464n/a1,623.9479.8468.9
Theft221n/a773.51,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft241n/a843.5450.3236.9
Property crime926n/a (estimate)3,2412,5532,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Desert Hot Springs, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Desert Hot Springs, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Desert Hot Springs, CA is 34% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 42% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Desert Hot Springs, CA has 77% higher than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 104% higher than the national average. In property crime, Desert Hot Springs, CA is 27% higher than the average of California and is 32% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA2,5621931,1061,299
Sky Valley, CA2,4932631,5081,771
Morongo Valley, CA3,6053151,8092,125
Cathedral City, CA52,5502802,0202,299
Yucca Valley, CA21,0833901,9152,306
Joshua Tree, CA7,5645703,2733,843
Thousand Palms, CA7,9565763,3063,882
Desert Hot Springs, CA27,6787873,2414,028

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Desert Hot Springs is 42% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.04 daily crimes that occur in Desert Hot Springs.
  • Desert Hot Springs is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Desert Hot Springs you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Desert Hot Springs has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Desert Hot Springs (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Desert Hot Springs, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Desert Hot Springs, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.34 times more than the California average and 1.42 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Desert Hot Springs, CA is 1.77 times more than the California average and 2.04 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Desert Hot Springs, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.27 times more than the California average and 1.32 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Desert Hot Springs (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Desert Hot Springs, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Desert Hot Springs, CA being safer than 7% of cities in California and 7% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Desert Hot Springs, CA. In conclusion, Desert Hot Springs, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Desert Hot Springs

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Desert Hot Springs is 1 in 127
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Desert Hot Springs is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Desert Hot Springs is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Desert Hot Springs, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Desert Hot Springs, CA you have a 1 in 127 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Desert Hot Springs, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Desert Hot Springs (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Desert Hot Springs, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Desert Hot Springs, CA has decreased by 4%, the amount of property crime in Desert Hot Springs, CA has decreased by 17%, and the total amount of crime in Desert Hot Springs, CA has decreased by 15% year to year.

Desert Hot Springs police department

ItemDesert Hot SpringsCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3351,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.23.63.3
There are a total of 33 Desert Hot Springs police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 67.3% less than the California average and 63.8% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maywood, CA27,7034361,5762,012
Oakdale, MN27,7051603,0173,176
Marshalltown, IA27,7495902,9433,533
SeaTac, WA27,6065305,6146,144
Southlake, TX27,755621,2921,354
Desert Hot Springs, CA27,6787873,2414,028
Source: The Desert Hot Springs, 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.