Reported Annual Crime In National City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNational City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,776n/a (estimate)2,9233,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNational City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a3.34.84.9
Rape16n/a26.332.738.6
Robbery142n/a233.7135.0101.9
Assault167n/a274.8253.8237.8
Violent crime327n/a (estimate)538426373
Burglary183n/a301.1504.3491.4
Theft942n/a1,550.21,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft324n/a533.2436.8220.2
Property crime1,449n/a (estimate)2,3842,6182,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in National City, 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 National City, 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 National City, CA averages 4% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 2% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in National City, CA is 26% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 44% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 9% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 4% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the National City, CA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in National City is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.01 daily crimes that occur in National City.
  • National City is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In National City you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in National City has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In National City (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in National City, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In National City, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times less than the California average and 1.02 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in National City, CA is 1.26 times more than the California average and 1.44 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, National City, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.10 times less than the California average and 1.04 times less than the national average.

How Safe is National City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the National City, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show National City, CA being safer than 24% of cities in California and 21% 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 National City, CA. In conclusion, National City, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in National City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in National City is 1 in 186
The chance of being a victim of property crime in National City is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in National City is 1 in 35
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in National City, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In National City, CA you have a 1 in 186 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime in National City, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In National City (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether National City, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in National City, CA has increased by 21% and the rate of property crime in National City, CA has decreased by 10%. The total crime rate in National City, CA has decreased by 5% year to year.

National City police department

ItemNational CityCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11051,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.63.3
There are a total of 110 National City police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.2% less than the California average and 43.8% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Granite Hills, CA3,438110674783
Crest, CA2,3931589721,131
Jamul, CA5,4451971,2121,409
Spring Valley, CA1,0002241,3781,602
Coronado, CA24,3331031,5081,611
National City, CA59,5435382,3842,923

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brentwood, NY59,4365232,2092,733
Pontiac, MI59,6581,2372,5803,817
Gardena, CA59,6824952,4992,994
Lancaster, PA59,3687963,6564,452
Grand Junction, CO59,7314254,4184,842
National City, CA59,5435382,3842,923
Source: The National City, 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.