Reported Annual Crime In Garden Grove

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGarden Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,937n/a (estimate)2,8043,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGarden Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a2.34.84.9
Rape41n/a23.332.738.6
Robbery155n/a88.0135.0101.9
Assault304n/a172.7253.8237.8
Violent crime504n/a (estimate)286426373
Burglary885n/a502.7504.3491.4
Theft2,899n/a1,646.81,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft649n/a368.7436.8220.2
Property crime4,433n/a (estimate)2,5182,6182,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Garden Grove, 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 Garden Grove, 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 Garden Grove, CA averages 8% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 2% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Garden Grove, CA is 33% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 23% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 4% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 1% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Garden Grove, CA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Garden Grove is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.68 daily crimes that occur in Garden Grove.
  • Garden Grove is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Garden Grove you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Garden Grove has increased by 41%.

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Daily Crime In Garden Grove (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Garden Grove, 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 Garden Grove, CA are 1.09 times less than the California average and 1.02 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Garden Grove, CA are 1.49 times less than than California and 1.30 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Garden Grove, CA are 1.04 times less than than California and 1.01 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Garden Grove (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Garden Grove, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Garden Grove, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Garden Grove, CA is 49% safer than other cities of California and 38% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Garden Grove, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Garden Grove, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Garden Grove

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Garden Grove is 1 in 350
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Garden Grove is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Garden Grove is 1 in 36
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Garden Grove, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Garden Grove, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 350. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 40 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Garden Grove, CA is 1 in 36.

Year Over Year Crime In Garden Grove (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Garden Grove, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Garden Grove, CA has increased by 24% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 43% year over year. Total crimes for Garden Grove, CA has increased by 41% in the same time frame.

Garden Grove police department

ItemGarden GroveCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21251,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.23.63.3
There are a total of 212 Garden Grove police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.5% less than the California average and 62.9% 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
La Habra Heights, CA5,398361,0001,036
Rossmoor, CA10,8161629971,160
Garden Grove, CA173,8532862,5182,804

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Jackson, MS173,6319215,0565,977
Chattanooga, TN171,8639895,9196,908
Oceanside, CA171,4003982,6073,005
Fort Lauderdale, FL171,1376815,4146,096
Santa Rosa, CA170,7823452,4532,798
Garden Grove, CA173,8532862,5182,804
Source: The Garden Grove, 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.