Reported Annual Crime In Riverside

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverside/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime11,972n/a (estimate)3,7063,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRiverside/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder10n/a3.14.84.9
Rape137n/a42.432.738.6
Robbery520n/a161.0135.0101.9
Assault774n/a239.6253.8237.8
Violent crime1,441n/a (estimate)446426373
Burglary1,633n/a505.5504.3491.4
Theft7,144n/a2,211.31,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft1,754n/a542.9436.8220.2
Property crime10,531n/a (estimate)3,2602,6182,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Riverside, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Riverside, 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 Riverside, CA is 22% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 30% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Riverside, CA has 5% higher than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 20% higher than the national average. In property crime, Riverside, CA is 24% higher than the average of California and is 31% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Riverside is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.15 daily crimes that occur in Riverside.
  • Riverside is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Riverside you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Riverside has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Riverside (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Riverside, 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 Riverside, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.22 times more than the state average and 1.30 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Riverside, CA on a daily bases are 1.05 times more than than California average and 1.20 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Riverside, CA are 1.24 times more than the daily state average and 1.31 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Riverside (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Riverside, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Riverside, CA ranks safer than 26% of every city located within California along with 22% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Riverside, CA. As a result, Riverside, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Riverside

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Riverside is 1 in 225
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Riverside is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Riverside is 1 in 27
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Riverside, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Riverside, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 225. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 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 Riverside, CA is 1 in 27.

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

The year over year crime rate for Riverside, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Riverside, 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 increased by 3% in Riverside, CA, while property crimes in Riverside, CA have increased by 6%. Crimes in total for Riverside, CA have increased by 5% year over year.

Riverside police department

ItemRiversideCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)52051,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
There are a total of 520 Riverside police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.1% less than the California average and 49.2% 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
March ARB, CA1,1291509211,071
Romoland, CA1,6822121,3051,518
Eastvale, CA55,298691,5641,633
Coronita, CA3,3972341,4381,672
Meadowbrook, CA3,4473251,9952,319
Riverside, CA313,0414463,2603,706

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Corpus Christi, TX312,6806453,4664,111
St. Louis, MO318,7271,8176,3168,133
Pittsburgh, PA306,0457063,2243,931
Lexington-Fayette, KY304,4733323,9504,282
Anchorage, AK298,1781,0713,9174,988
Riverside, CA313,0414463,2603,706
Source: The Riverside, 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.