Reported Annual Crime In Placentia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlacentia/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime822n/a (estimate)1,5583,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlacentia/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape5n/a9.532.738.6
Robbery17n/a32.2135.0101.9
Assault54n/a102.4253.8237.8
Violent crime76n/a (estimate)144426373
Burglary132n/a250.2504.3491.4
Theft518n/a981.91,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft96n/a182.0436.8220.2
Property crime746n/a (estimate)1,4142,6182,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Placentia, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Placentia, 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 Placentia, CA crime rates are 49% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 46% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Placentia, CA has a rate that is 66% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 61% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Placentia, CA is 46% lower than its state's mean, and 43% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Placentia is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.27 daily crimes that occur in Placentia.
  • Placentia is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Placentia you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Placentia has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Placentia (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Placentia, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Placentia, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.95 times less than the California average and 1.84 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Placentia, CA is 2.96 times less than the California average, and it is 2.59 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Placentia, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.85 times less than the California average and 1.76 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Placentia (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Placentia, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Placentia, CA being safer than 82% of cities in California and 65% 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 Placentia, CA. In conclusion, Placentia, CA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Placentia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Placentia is 1 in 695
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Placentia is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Placentia is 1 in 65
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Placentia, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Placentia, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 695. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 71 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Placentia, CA is 1 in 65.

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

The year over year crime rate for Placentia, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Placentia, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 8% in Placentia, CA, while property crimes in Placentia, CA have increased by 1%. Crimes in total for Placentia, CA have increased by 1% year over year.

Placentia police department

ItemPlacentiaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6951,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 69 Placentia police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.1% less than the California average and 59.2% 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
Rose Hills, CA3,260106650756
Yorba Linda, CA66,335579461,003
La Habra Heights, CA5,398361,0001,036
Walnut, CA29,8221021,0571,159
Rossmoor, CA10,8161629971,160
Placentia, CA51,8601441,4141,558

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
La Crosse, WI51,8641924,0124,204
Peabody, MA51,8682968071,104
Castle Rock, CO51,802801,4801,560
Lakewood, NJ51,9443582,2802,637
Battle Creek, MI51,9637543,6504,404
Placentia, CA51,8601441,4141,558
Source: The Placentia, 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.