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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 2%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlhambra/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,123n/a (estimate)2,4772,8282,580
Murder3n/a3.54.45.0
Rape14n/a16.339.242.6
Robbery88n/a102.7137.386.2
Assault88n/a102.7266.5246.8
Violent crime193n/a (estimate)225447381
Burglary328n/a382.6416.2376.0
Theft1,346n/a1,570.31,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft256n/a298.7392.4228.9
Property crime1,930n/a (estimate)2,2522,3802,200

Key findings

  • Alhambra crime rates are 4% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alhambra are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Alhambra you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Alhambra is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Alhambra has increased by 4%

Alhambra crime map

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The Alhambra crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Alhambra as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Alhambra crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Alhambra (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Alhambra, CA per 100,000 people. In Alhambra, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.14 times less than the California average and 1.04 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Alhambra is 1.99 times less than the California average and 1.69 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Alhambra has a daily crime rate that is 1.06 times less than the California average and 1.02 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Alhambra (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Alhambra to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Alhambra safe? The gauges above illustrate that Alhambra is safer than 58% of every city located within California along with 42% 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. As a result, Alhambra, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alhambra

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alhambra is 1 in 445
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alhambra is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alhambra is 1 in 41
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Alhambra? In Alhambra, CA you have a 1 in 445 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Alhambra.

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

      Determining whether Alhambra is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Alhambra violent crime rates have increased by 13%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Alhambra has increased by 4% in the same time frame.

      Alhambra police department

      ItemAlhambraCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12451,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 124 Alhambra police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.4% less than the California average and 54.9% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Pasqual, CA2,01770373443
      Rose Hills, CA3,033101536636
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195145774919
      Sierra Madre, CA11,06763859923
      East Pasadena, CA6,1591608521,011
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      La Habra Heights, CA5,4061111,2191,330
      Alhambra, CA84,8662252,2522,477

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ogden, UT84,9004763,6734,149
      Menifee, CA84,9781672,1022,269
      Champaign, IL84,6726822,2622,944
      Bloomington, MN85,0801913,0043,195
      Riverview, FL84,5904502,6703,121
      Alhambra, CA84,8662252,2522,477
      Source: The Alhambra, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.