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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 29%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnaheim/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10,106n/a (estimate)2,8722,5812,346
Murder16n/a4.55.66.5
Rape133n/a37.834.238.4
Robbery412n/a117.1113.673.9
Assault680n/a193.2288.7279.7
Violent crime1,241n/a (estimate)353442388
Burglary1,229n/a349.2369.7314.2
Theft5,897n/a1,675.71,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft1,739n/a494.2427.6246.0
Property crime8,865n/a (estimate)2,5192,1391,958

Key findings

  • Anaheim crime rates are 22% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Anaheim are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Anaheim you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Anaheim is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Anaheim has increased by 8%

Anaheim crime map

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The Anaheim crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Anaheim 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 Anaheim crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Anaheim (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Anaheim for every 100,000 residents. The Anaheim total amount of daily crime is 1.11 times more than the California average and 1.22 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Anaheim, is 1.25 times less than the California average, and it is 1.10 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Anaheim has a daily crime average that is 1.18 times more than the California average and 1.29 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Anaheim (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Anaheim to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Anaheim safe? The gauges above illustrate that Anaheim is safer than 35% of every city located within California along with 27% 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, Anaheim, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Anaheim

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Anaheim is 1 in 284
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Anaheim is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Anaheim is 1 in 35
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Anaheim, California you have a 1 in 284 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 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Anaheim.

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

      A good indicator of whether Anaheim is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Anaheim has increased by 12%, while the property crime rate in Anaheim has increased by 8% year over year. The number of total crimes in Anaheim has increased by 8% year over year.

      Anaheim police department

      ItemAnaheimCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)50651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 506 Anaheim police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.3% less than the California average and 54.8% 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
      Rose Hills, CA3,033100482581
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36247842889
      La Habra Heights, CA5,40646848894
      Villa Park, CA5,9220899899
      Rossmoor, CA10,933168815983
      Lake Forest, CA80,6581109831,093
      Chino Hills, CA77,2661329811,113
      Anaheim, CA346,7763532,5192,872

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Honolulu, HI349,5972713,0123,282
      Aurora, CO351,1319003,3914,291
      Santa Ana, CA333,6054292,0792,508
      Tampa, FL361,4775201,3651,885
      Bakersfield, CA367,5555174,0234,540
      Anaheim, CA346,7763532,5192,872
      Source: The Anaheim, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.