Reported Annual Crime In Brea

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrea/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,554n/a (estimate)3,6142,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrea/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.74.65.3
Rape8n/a18.637.241.7
Robbery39n/a90.7143.298.0
Assault65n/a151.2264.2248.9
Violent crime114n/a (estimate)265449383
Burglary180n/a418.6446.9430.4
Theft1,160n/a2,697.71,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft100n/a232.6425.9237.4
Property crime1,440n/a (estimate)3,3492,4972,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Brea, CA. All reported Brea, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Brea, CA overall crime rate is 23% higher than in comparison to the California average; and is also 32% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Brea, CA, the rate is 41% lower than compared to the California average, and 31% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Brea, CA comes in at 34% higher than to the average seen in California, and 42% higher than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brea is 32% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.9 daily crimes that occur in Brea.
  • Brea is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brea you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brea has increased by 14%.

Compare Brea, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Brea (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Brea, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Brea, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.23 times more than the California average and 1.32 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Brea, CA is 1.69 times less than the California average and 1.44 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Brea, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times more than the California average and 1.42 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Brea (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Brea, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Brea, CA safer than 40% when compared to other California cities, and 31% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Brea, CA. At this time, Brea, CA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brea

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brea is 1 in 378
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brea is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brea is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Brea, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Brea, CA you have a 1 in 378 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 30 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brea, CA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Brea, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Brea, CA has increased by 39%, while the property crime rate in Brea, CA has increased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Brea, CA has increased by 14% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Brea police department

ItemBreaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12351,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.13.63.3
There are a total of 123 Brea police officers. This results in 3.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.4% less than the California average and 6% 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
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Yorba Linda, CA67,362651,0361,102
Rossmoor, CA10,9331719511,122
North Tustin, CA26,2081941,0791,273
Villa Park, CA5,922341,2471,281
La Puente, CA40,3843661,0971,463
Cypress, CA48,9781411,4801,620
Brea, CA41,3512653,3493,614

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Moorhead, MN41,3212092,0672,277
Ocoee, FL41,3932822,9293,211
South Valley, NM41,3971,0125,0876,098
Leominster, MA41,3045592,2462,806
Findlay, OH41,4123093,1443,453
Brea, CA41,3512653,3493,614
Source: The Brea, 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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