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Total crime 123%
Violent crime 211%
Property crime 108%
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 peopleBarstow/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,387n/a (estimate)5,7562,8282,580
Murder2n/a8.34.45.0
Rape14n/a58.139.242.6
Robbery96n/a398.4137.386.2
Assault173n/a718.0266.5246.8
Violent crime285n/a (estimate)1,183447381
Burglary348n/a1,444.3416.2376.0
Theft584n/a2,423.71,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft170n/a705.5392.4228.9
Property crime1,102n/a (estimate)4,5742,3802,200

Key findings

  • Barstow crime rates are 123% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Barstow are 211% higher than the national average
  • In Barstow you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Barstow is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Barstow has increased by 7%

Barstow crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Barstow (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Barstow, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Barstow are 2.04 times more than the California average and 2.23 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Barstow are 2.64 times more than than California and 3.11 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Barstow are 1.92 times more than than California and 2.08 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Barstow (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Barstow safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Barstow is safer than 2% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Barstow is safer than 2% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Barstow. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Barstow is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Barstow

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Barstow is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Barstow is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Barstow is 1 in 18
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Barstow? In Barstow, you have a 1 in 85 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 22. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Barstow, CA is 1 in 18.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Barstow, CA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Barstow has decreased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Barstow has increased by 11% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Barstow has increased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Barstow police department

      ItemBarstowCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4951,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.63.3
      There are a total of 49 Barstow police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.5% less than the California average and 35% 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
      Lenwood, CA4,0454642,4732,937
      Barstow, CA23,4381,1834,5745,756

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sebastian, FL23,4321211,0871,208
      Romulus, MI23,4578122,2753,087
      Morton Grove, IL23,413431,2331,276
      Dinuba, CA23,4657542,4463,199
      Candler-McAfee, GA23,4784673,6744,141
      Barstow, CA23,4381,1834,5745,756
      Source: The Barstow, 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.