Reported Annual Crime In Carlsbad

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 peopleCarlsbad/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,456n/a (estimate)2,1292,9462,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarlsbad/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape30n/a26.037.241.7
Robbery46n/a39.9143.298.0
Assault171n/a148.3264.2248.9
Violent crime247n/a (estimate)214449394
Burglary432n/a374.5446.9430.4
Theft1,638n/a1,420.11,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft139n/a120.5425.9237.4
Property crime2,209n/a (estimate)1,9152,4972,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Carlsbad, CA. All reported Carlsbad, 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 Carlsbad, CA overall crime rate is 28% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 23% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Carlsbad, CA, the rate is 52% lower than compared to the California average, and 46% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Carlsbad, CA comes in at 23% lower than to the average seen in California, and 19% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carlsbad is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.83 daily crimes that occur in Carlsbad.
  • Carlsbad is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carlsbad you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carlsbad has increased by 5%.

Compare Carlsbad, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Carlsbad (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Carlsbad, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Carlsbad, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.38 times less than the California average and 1.29 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Carlsbad, CA is 2.10 times less than the California average and 1.84 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Carlsbad, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times less than the California average and 1.23 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Carlsbad (higher is better)

How safe is Carlsbad, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Carlsbad, CA is safer than 70% of the cities in California and 50% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Carlsbad, CA. Overall, Carlsbad, CA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carlsbad

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carlsbad is 1 in 467
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carlsbad is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carlsbad is 1 in 47
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Carlsbad, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Carlsbad, CA, then there is a 1 in 467 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 53. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 47 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Carlsbad, CA.

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

Determining whether Carlsbad, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Carlsbad, CA has increased by 42% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Carlsbad, CA has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

Carlsbad police department

ItemCarlsbadCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15851,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
There are a total of 158 Carlsbad police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.5% less than the California average and 55% 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
Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76370392462
Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,86470392462
Hidden Meadows, CA3,648147820968
Bonsall, CA4,294151841993
San Marcos, CA91,4792001,1681,368
Lake San Marcos, CA4,5292451,3641,610
Encinitas, CA62,1601661,4521,618
Carlsbad, CA112,0082141,9152,129

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elgin, IL111,9191991,4001,599
Westminster, CO111,7702393,1853,424
Clearwater, FL111,7475013,1683,669
Lehigh Acres, FL112,2796574,0474,705
Costa Mesa, CA112,4393193,7954,113
Carlsbad, CA112,0082141,9152,129
Source: The Carlsbad, 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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