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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 29%
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 peopleArroyo Grande/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime310n/a (estimate)1,6992,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape3n/a16.439.242.6
Robbery3n/a16.4137.386.2
Assault18n/a98.7266.5246.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)132447381
Burglary37n/a202.8416.2376.0
Theft225n/a1,233.31,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft24n/a131.6392.4228.9
Property crime286n/a (estimate)1,5682,3802,200

Key findings

  • Arroyo Grande crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Arroyo Grande are 65% lower than the national average
  • In Arroyo Grande you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Arroyo Grande is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Arroyo Grande has decreased by 10%

Arroyo Grande crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Arroyo Grande crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Arroyo Grande, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Arroyo Grande are 1.66 times less than the California average and 1.52 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Arroyo Grande are 3.40 times less than than California and 2.89 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Arroyo Grande are 1.52 times less than than California and 1.40 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Arroyo Grande (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Arroyo Grande to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Arroyo Grande safe? The gauges above illustrate that Arroyo Grande is safer than 81% of every city located within California along with 61% 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, Arroyo Grande, CA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the 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 761
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Arroyo Grande is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Arroyo Grande is 1 in 59
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Arroyo Grande? In Arroyo Grande, CA you have a 1 in 761 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 64 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Arroyo Grande.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Arroyo Grande is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Arroyo Grande has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 25% in Arroyo Grande, while property crimes in Arroyo Grande have decreased by 8%. Total crime has decreased by 10% 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
      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
      Avila Beach, CA1,24263334397
      Los Ranchos, CA1,63063334397
      Woodlands, CA1,07563334397
      Callender, CA1,81494502596
      Guadalupe, CA7,252148688837
      Blacklake, CA8952561,3631,619
      Grover Beach, CA13,4842041,8182,023
      Arroyo Grande, CA17,8421321,5681,699

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newburyport, MA17,83799667766
      Gretna, LA17,8324793,0893,568
      St. Marys, GA17,8533272,5722,899
      Cherry Hill, VA17,8221891,5751,765
      Sheridan, WY17,866951,7471,842
      Arroyo Grande, CA17,8421321,5681,699
      Source: The Arroyo Grande, 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.