Reported Annual Crime In West Covina

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Covina/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,245n/a (estimate)2,9763,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Covina/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a1.84.84.9
Rape13n/a11.932.738.6
Robbery99n/a90.8135.0101.9
Assault149n/a136.7253.8237.8
Violent crime263n/a (estimate)241426373
Burglary400n/a366.9504.3491.4
Theft2,095n/a1,921.51,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft487n/a446.7436.8220.2
Property crime2,982n/a (estimate)2,7352,6182,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in West Covina, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in West Covina, 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 West Covina, CA crime rates are 2% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 4% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, West Covina, CA has a rate that is 43% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 35% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, West Covina, CA is 4% higher than its state's mean, and 10% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Covina is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.15 daily crimes that occur in West Covina.
  • West Covina is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Covina you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Covina has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In West Covina (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in West Covina, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In West Covina, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.02 times less than the California average and 1.04 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in West Covina, CA is 1.77 times less than the California average and 1.54 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, West Covina, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.04 times more than the California average and 1.10 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is West Covina (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in West Covina, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in West Covina, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, West Covina, CA is 53% safer than other cities of California and 40% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, West Covina, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing West Covina, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Covina

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Covina is 1 in 415
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Covina is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Covina is 1 in 34
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in West Covina, 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 West Covina, CA, you have a 1 in 415 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 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in West Covina, CA is 1 in 34.

Year Over Year Crime In West Covina (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for West Covina, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in West Covina, 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 16% in West Covina, CA, while property crimes in West Covina, CA have increased by 4%. Crimes in total for West Covina, CA have increased by 5% year over year.

West Covina police department

ItemWest CovinaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14851,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
There are a total of 148 West Covina police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62% less than the California average and 58% 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
San Pasqual, CA2,14367411477
San Antonio Heights, CA3,09781499580
Rose Hills, CA3,260106650756
East Pasadena, CA6,123139851990
Bradbury, CA845919121,003
West Covina, CA107,4412412,7352,976

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Odessa, TX107,3251,0353,8294,864
Pueblo, CO107,7069066,6857,591
Billings, MT106,9794404,7065,146
Round Rock, TX106,9721321,9232,055
Fairfield, CA107,9834323,0463,477
West Covina, CA107,4412412,7352,976
Source: The West Covina, 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.