Reported Annual Crime In Santa Ana

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanta Ana/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,896n/a (estimate)2,6373,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanta Ana/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder12n/a3.64.84.9
Rape154n/a45.732.738.6
Robbery523n/a155.1135.0101.9
Assault937n/a277.8253.8237.8
Violent crime1,626n/a (estimate)482426373
Burglary909n/a269.5504.3491.4
Theft4,494n/a1,332.31,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft1,867n/a553.5436.8220.2
Property crime7,270n/a (estimate)2,1552,6182,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Santa Ana, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Santa Ana, CA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Santa Ana, CA crime rate is 13% lower than the California average and is 8% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Santa Ana, CA has a violent crime rate that is 13% higher than the California average and 29% higher than the national average. For property crime, Santa Ana, CA is 18% lower than the California average and 13% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Santa Ana is 8% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.23 daily crimes that occur in Santa Ana.
  • Santa Ana is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Santa Ana you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Santa Ana has increased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Santa Ana (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.15 times less than the state average and 1.08 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Santa Ana, CA on a daily bases are 1.13 times more than than California average and 1.29 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Santa Ana, CA are 1.21 times less than the daily state average and 1.15 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Santa Ana (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Santa Ana, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Santa Ana, CA has been ranked safer than 30% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Santa Ana, CA is safer than 25% 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 Santa Ana, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Santa Ana, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Santa Ana

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Santa Ana is 1 in 208
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Santa Ana is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Santa Ana is 1 in 38
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Santa Ana, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Santa Ana, CA, you have a 1 in 208 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 47. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Santa Ana, CA is 1 in 38.

Year Over Year Crime In Santa Ana (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Santa Ana, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Santa Ana, CA has increased by 29%, the amount of property crime in Santa Ana, CA has increased by 25%, and the total amount of crime in Santa Ana, CA has increased by 26% year to year.

Santa Ana police department

ItemSanta AnaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)57851,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
There are a total of 578 Santa Ana police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.9% less than the California average and 46.8% 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
Aliso Viejo, CA49,43763715778
Laguna Woods, CA16,30230854885
Las Flores, CA6,311139851990
Yorba Linda, CA66,335579461,003
Laguna Niguel, CA64,299741,0461,121
Santa Ana, CA331,2664822,1552,637

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Aurora, CO339,4804612,9373,397
Anaheim, CA342,9733642,8723,236
St. Louis, MO318,7271,8176,3168,133
Honolulu, HI345,1302443,1113,355
Tampa, FL348,9346312,2962,927
Santa Ana, CA331,2664822,1552,637
Source: The Santa Ana, 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.