Reported Annual Crime In Needles

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNeedles/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime208n/a (estimate)4,1522,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNeedles/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.95.3
Rape3n/a59.934.940.4
Robbery6n/a119.8139.6102.8
Assault38n/a758.5265.9248.5
Violent crime47n/a (estimate)938445386
Burglary67n/a1,337.3479.8468.9
Theft77n/a1,536.91,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft17n/a339.3450.3236.9
Property crime161n/a (estimate)3,2142,5532,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Needles, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Needles, 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 Needles, CA crime rates are 38% higher than in comparison to the California mean and are 46% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Needles, CA has a rate that is 111% higher than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 143% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Needles, CA is 26% higher than its state's mean, and 31% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mohave Valley, AZ2,8682121,3451,557
Golden Shores, AZ1,8172201,3971,617
Willow Valley, AZ1,0422251,4271,652
Fort Mohave, AZ13,8625073,2153,722
Mesquite Creek, AZ5045583,5374,095
Arizona Village, AZ7376964,4115,107
Mojave Ranch Estates, AZ327604,8125,572
Needles, CA4,9239383,2144,152

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Needles is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.37 daily crimes that occur in Needles.
  • Needles is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Needles you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Needles has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Needles (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Needles, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Needles, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.38 times more than the California average and 1.46 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Needles, CA is 2.11 times more than the California average and 2.43 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Needles, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times more than the California average and 1.31 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Needles (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Needles, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Needles, CA being safer than 5% of cities in California and 5% 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 Needles, CA. In conclusion, Needles, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Needles

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Needles is 1 in 107
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Needles is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Needles is 1 in 25
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Needles, 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 Needles, CA, then there is a 1 in 107 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 32. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 25 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Needles, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Needles (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Needles, 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 Needles, CA has increased by 88%, while the property crime rate in Needles, CA has decreased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Needles, CA has decreased by 1% year over year.

Needles police department

ItemNeedlesCaliforniaNational
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
Tulia, TX4,9239542,0142,969
Buellton, CA4,924971,5781,675
Gladstone, MI4,9201041,5831,687
Kaser, NY4,9192771,1401,417
Palos Park, IL4,91941654695
Needles, CA4,9239383,2144,152
Source: The Needles, 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.