Reported Annual Crime In Fountain Valley

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFountain Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,583n/a (estimate)2,7583,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFountain Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.74.84.9
Rape2n/a3.532.738.6
Robbery24n/a41.8135.0101.9
Assault39n/a68.0253.8237.8
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)115426373
Burglary268n/a467.0504.3491.4
Theft1,120n/a1,951.51,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft129n/a224.8436.8220.2
Property crime1,517n/a (estimate)2,6432,6182,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Fountain Valley, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Fountain Valley, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Fountain Valley, CA crime rates are 9% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 4% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Fountain Valley, CA has a rate that is 73% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 69% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Fountain Valley, CA is 1% higher than its state's mean, and 6% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fountain Valley is 4% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.56 daily crimes that occur in Fountain Valley.
  • Fountain Valley is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fountain Valley you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fountain Valley has increased by 42%.

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Daily Crime In Fountain Valley (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Fountain Valley, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Fountain Valley, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.10 times less than the California average and 1.04 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Fountain Valley, CA is 3.71 times less than the California average and 3.24 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Fountain Valley, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.01 times more than the California average and 1.06 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Fountain Valley (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Fountain Valley, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fountain Valley, CA being safer than 69% of cities in California and 54% 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 Fountain Valley, CA. In conclusion, Fountain Valley, CA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fountain Valley

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fountain Valley is 1 in 870
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fountain Valley is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fountain Valley is 1 in 37
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Fountain Valley, 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 Fountain Valley, CA, then there is a 1 in 870 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 38. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 37 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Fountain Valley, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Fountain Valley (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Fountain Valley, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Fountain Valley, CA has decreased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Fountain Valley, CA has increased by 47% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fountain Valley, CA has increased by 42% year over year.

Fountain Valley police department

ItemFountain ValleyCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7651,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 76 Fountain Valley police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.9% less than the California average and 58.9% 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
Aliso Viejo, CA49,43763715778
Laguna Woods, CA16,30230854885
Yorba Linda, CA66,335579461,003
Laguna Niguel, CA64,299741,0461,121
Rossmoor, CA10,8161629971,160
Fountain Valley, CA56,4401152,6432,758

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Woodland, CA56,3904583,1053,562
South Jordan, UT56,528552,3532,407
Bowie, MD56,3351131,1771,290
Valdosta, GA56,3245304,2364,766
Noblesville, IN56,5762991,9992,298
Fountain Valley, CA56,4401152,6432,758
Source: The Fountain Valley, 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.