Reported Annual Crime In La Quinta

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Quinta/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,171n/a (estimate)2,8522,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Quinta/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.44.95.3
Rape5n/a12.234.940.4
Robbery34n/a82.8139.6102.8
Assault46n/a112.0265.9248.5
Violent crime86n/a (estimate)209445386
Burglary167n/a406.7479.8468.9
Theft852n/a2,075.11,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft66n/a160.7450.3236.9
Property crime1,085n/a (estimate)2,6432,5532,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in La Quinta, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in La Quinta, 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 La Quinta, CA is 5% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 1% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, La Quinta, CA has 53% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 46% lower than the national average. In property crime, La Quinta, CA is 4% higher than the average of California and is 8% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Vista Santa Rosa, CA2,8152451,4081,653
Desert Palms, CA6,7762661,5241,790
Indian Wells, CA5,0891492,0552,205
Thermal, CA3,5703391,9452,284
Cathedral City, CA52,5502802,0202,299
Bermuda Dunes, CA7,7193742,1432,516
Indio, CA82,5394902,1792,669
La Quinta, CA38,7742092,6432,852

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in La Quinta is 1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.81 daily crimes that occur in La Quinta.
  • La Quinta is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Quinta you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Quinta has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In La Quinta (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in La Quinta, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in La Quinta, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.05 times less than the state average and 1.01 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in La Quinta, CA on a daily bases are 2.13 times less than than California average and 1.84 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in La Quinta, CA are 1.04 times more than the daily state average and 1.08 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is La Quinta (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is La Quinta, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that La Quinta, CA has been ranked safer than 55% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, La Quinta, CA is safer than 42% 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 La Quinta, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that La Quinta, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Quinta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Quinta is 1 in 478
The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Quinta is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in La Quinta is 1 in 36
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in La Quinta, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In La Quinta, CA you have a 1 in 478 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 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime in La Quinta, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In La Quinta (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in La Quinta, 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 La Quinta, CA has increased by 6%, while the property crime rate in La Quinta, CA has decreased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, La Quinta, CA has decreased by 11% with regards to total crimes year over year.

La Quinta police department

ItemLa QuintaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

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
Odenton, MD38,7874362,1112,547
Woburn, MA38,8262071,1251,332
The Colony, TX38,6901491,1231,272
Clinton, MD38,8735042,4372,941
Kendall West, FL38,6735093,1783,686
La Quinta, CA38,7742092,6432,852
Source: The La Quinta, 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.