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Total crime 46%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 48%
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 peopleCathedral City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime746n/a (estimate)1,3482,7722,489
Murder7n/a12.64.35.0
Rape19n/a34.337.542.6
Robbery48n/a86.7132.481.6
Assault70n/a126.5267.1250.2
Violent crime144n/a (estimate)260441379
Burglary182n/a328.8386.1340.5
Theft227n/a410.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft193n/a348.7358.8219.9
Property crime602n/a (estimate)1,0882,3312,110

Key findings

  • Cathedral City crime rates are 46% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cathedral City are 31% lower than the national average
  • In Cathedral City you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cathedral City is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cathedral City has decreased by 17%

Cathedral City crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Cathedral City (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Cathedral City for every 100,000 residents. The Cathedral City total amount of daily crime is 2.06 times less than the California average and 1.85 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Cathedral City, is 1.70 times less than the California average, and it is 1.46 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Cathedral City has a daily crime average that is 2.14 times less than the California average and 1.94 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Cathedral City (higher is better)

      Is Cathedral City safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Cathedral City to other cities in the state and across the country, Cathedral City is 69% safer than other cities of California and 50% safer than other cities in the nation. Cathedral City has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cathedral City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cathedral City is 1 in 385
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cathedral City is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cathedral City is 1 in 75
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Cathedral City, California? If you reside in Cathedral City, then there is a 1 in 385 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 92. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 75 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cathedral City.

      Year Over Year Crime In Cathedral City (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Cathedral City is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Cathedral City violent crime rates have decreased by 17%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 16% year over year. Total crimes for Cathedral City has decreased by 17% in the same time frame.

      Cathedral City police department

      ItemCathedral CityCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7151,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 71 Cathedral City police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.8% less than the California average and 58.7% 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
      Indio Hills, CA1,1192371,2501,487
      Sky Valley, CA2,5742601,3721,632
      Anza, CA2,5072671,4111,678
      Desert Palms, CA6,9403051,6101,915
      Vista Santa Rosa, CA3,7753151,6681,983
      Desert Edge, CA3,8483361,7762,112
      Bermuda Dunes, CA7,3393761,9862,362
      Cathedral City, CA53,2682601,0881,348

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pensacola, FL53,2505913,5764,167
      Richland, WA53,2271712,0492,220
      Revere, MA53,1653221,2171,539
      Hoboken, NJ53,1361471,2421,389
      Ankeny, IA53,4132131,3601,573
      Cathedral City, CA53,2682601,0881,348
      Source: The Cathedral City, 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.