Reported Annual Crime In Arroyo Grande

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArroyo Grande/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime343n/a (estimate)1,8812,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleArroyo Grande/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape3n/a16.437.241.7
Robbery5n/a27.4143.298.0
Assault24n/a131.6264.2248.9
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)175449383
Burglary53n/a290.6446.9430.4
Theft226n/a1,239.11,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft32n/a175.4425.9237.4
Property crime311n/a (estimate)1,7052,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Arroyo Grande, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Arroyo Grande, 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 Arroyo Grande, CA is 36% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 31% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Arroyo Grande, CA has 61% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 54% lower than the national average. In property crime, Arroyo Grande, CA is 32% lower than the average of California and is 28% lower than the national average.
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The Arroyo Grande crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Arroyo Grande as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Arroyo Grande crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Arroyo Grande is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.15 daily crimes that occur in Arroyo Grande.
  • Arroyo Grande is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Arroyo Grande you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Arroyo Grande has decreased by 25%.

Compare Arroyo Grande, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Arroyo Grande (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Arroyo Grande, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Arroyo Grande, CA are 1.57 times less than the California average and 1.46 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Arroyo Grande, CA are 2.56 times less than than California and 2.18 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Arroyo Grande, CA are 1.46 times less than than California and 1.39 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Arroyo Grande (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Arroyo Grande, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Arroyo Grande, CA ranks safer than 75% of every city located within California along with 58% 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 Arroyo Grande, CA. As a result, Arroyo Grande, CA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Arroyo Grande

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Arroyo Grande is 1 in 570
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arroyo Grande is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Arroyo Grande is 1 in 54
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Arroyo Grande, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Arroyo Grande, CA you have a 1 in 570 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 59 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Arroyo Grande, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Arroyo Grande (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Arroyo Grande, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Arroyo Grande, 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 decreased by 10% in Arroyo Grande, CA, while property crimes in Arroyo Grande, CA have decreased by 26%. Crimes in total for Arroyo Grande, CA have decreased by 25% year over year.

Arroyo Grande police department

ItemArroyo GrandeCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3051,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
There are a total of 30 Arroyo Grande police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.7% less than the California average and 47.5% 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
Avila Beach, CA1,24263350413
Los Ranchos, CA1,63063350413
Woodlands, CA1,07563350413
Callender, CA1,81495527621
Guadalupe, CA7,25254747802
Blacklake, CA8952571,4301,687
Grover Beach, CA13,4842841,7932,077
Arroyo Grande, CA17,8421751,7051,881

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Newburyport, MA17,8371441,2101,354
Gretna, LA17,8322183,1303,348
St. Marys, GA17,8533572,8583,214
Cherry Hill, VA17,8221971,6961,892
Sheridan, WY17,866441,9792,024
Arroyo Grande, CA17,8421751,7051,881
Source: The Arroyo Grande, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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