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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 22%
Property crime 53%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBlythe/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime736n/a (estimate)3,7012,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape7n/a35.237.542.6
Robbery29n/a145.8132.481.6
Assault56n/a281.6267.1250.2
Violent crime92n/a (estimate)463441379
Burglary177n/a889.9386.1340.5
Theft434n/a2,182.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft33n/a165.9358.8219.9
Property crime644n/a (estimate)3,2382,3312,110

Key findings

  • Blythe crime rates are 49% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Blythe are 22% higher than the national average
  • In Blythe you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Blythe is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Blythe has decreased by 4%

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 1.33 times more than the California average and 1.49 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Blythe are 1.05 times more than the California average and 1.22 times more than the national average. For property crime, Blythe has a daily crime rate that is 1.39 times more than the California average and 1.53 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 19% of the cities in California and 17% 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 217
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Blythe is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Blythe is 1 in 28
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Blythe, California? If you reside in Blythe, then there is a 1 in 217 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 31. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 28 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 27%, while the property crime rate in Blythe has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Blythe has decreased by 4% 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, AZ9396473,4684,115
      Mesa Verde, CA7157133,7674,480
      Blythe, CA19,6754633,2383,701

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rosamond, CA19,6726443,4044,048
      Eustis, FL19,6612472,5012,748
      Columbia Heights, MN19,6892912,3562,646
      Selma, AL19,6506983,6534,351
      Willmar, MN19,6414272,1292,555
      Blythe, CA19,6754633,2383,701
      Source: The Blythe, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.