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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 46%
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 peopleCarpinteria/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime166n/a (estimate)1,2282,7722,489
Murder1n/a7.44.35.0
Rape0n/a0.037.542.6
Robbery3n/a22.2132.481.6
Assault7n/a51.8267.1250.2
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)81441379
Burglary19n/a140.6386.1340.5
Theft116n/a858.41,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft20n/a148.0358.8219.9
Property crime155n/a (estimate)1,1472,3312,110

Key findings

  • Carpinteria crime rates are 51% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carpinteria are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Carpinteria you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carpinteria is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Carpinteria has decreased by 28%

Carpinteria crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Carpinteria (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Carpinteria, per 100,000 residents. In Carpinteria, the total number of daily crimes is 2.26 times less than the California average and 2.03 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Carpinteria are 5.42 times less than the California average and 4.66 times less than the national average. For property crime, Carpinteria has a daily crime rate that is 2.03 times less than the California average and 1.84 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Carpinteria (higher is better)

      How safe is Carpinteria, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Carpinteria is safer than 91% of the cities in California and 73% 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 Carpinteria. Overall, Carpinteria is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carpinteria

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carpinteria is 1 in 1229
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carpinteria is 1 in 88
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carpinteria is 1 in 82
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Carpinteria, California? If you reside in Carpinteria, then there is a 1 in 1229 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 88. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 82 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Carpinteria.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Carpinteria is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Carpinteria has decreased by 49% and the rate of property crime in Carpinteria has decreased by 26%. The total crime rate in Carpinteria has decreased by 28% year to year.

      Carpinteria police department

      ItemCarpinteriaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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
      Toro Canyon, CA1,71462327389
      Summerland, CA1,14662327389
      Mission Canyon, CA2,76969366435
      Montecito, CA9,193155818973
      Ojai, CA7,5811079871,093
      Meiners Oaks, CA3,3481901,0031,193
      Oak View, CA4,4722681,4181,686
      Carpinteria, CA13,553811,1471,228

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monroe, OH13,552852,7222,807
      Martinsville, VA13,5515192,6953,214
      Wauconda, IL13,5493161,4351,752
      Hendersonville, NC13,5484294,7775,206
      Roselle Park, NJ13,560159901,005
      Carpinteria, CA13,553811,1471,228
      Source: The Carpinteria, 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.