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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 59%
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 peopleBlythe/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime755n/a (estimate)3,8682,8282,580
Murder1n/a5.14.45.0
Rape6n/a30.739.242.6
Robbery23n/a117.8137.386.2
Assault41n/a210.1266.5246.8
Violent crime71n/a (estimate)364447381
Burglary213n/a1,091.4416.2376.0
Theft440n/a2,254.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft31n/a158.8392.4228.9
Property crime684n/a (estimate)3,5052,3802,200

Key findings

  • Blythe crime rates are 50% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blythe are 4% lower than the national average
  • In Blythe you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blythe is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blythe has decreased by 13%

Blythe crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Blythe (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Blythe, per 100,000 residents. In Blythe, the total number of daily crimes is 1.37 times more than the California average and 1.50 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Blythe are 1.23 times less than the California average and 1.05 times less than the national average. For property crime, Blythe has a daily crime rate that is 1.47 times more than the California average and 1.59 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Blythe (higher is better)

      How safe is Blythe, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Blythe is safer than 25% of the cities in California and 21% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Blythe. Overall, Blythe is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Blythe

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Blythe is 1 in 275
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blythe is 1 in 29
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blythe is 1 in 26
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Blythe, California? If you reside in Blythe, then there is a 1 in 275 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 29. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Blythe.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Blythe, CA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Blythe has increased by 15%, while the property crime rate in Blythe has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Blythe has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Blythe police department

      ItemBlytheCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3351,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 33 Blythe police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.2% less than the California average and 52.4% 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
      Ehrenberg, AZ9396753,8054,480
      Mesa Verde, CA7157223,8464,568
      Blythe, CA19,6753643,5053,868

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosamond, CA19,6726533,4764,128
      Eustis, FL19,6611842,4642,648
      Columbia Heights, MN19,6892702,3862,656
      Selma, AL19,6507103,8484,558
      Willmar, MN19,6412802,5412,821
      Blythe, CA19,6753643,5053,868
      Source: The Blythe, 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.