Reported Annual Crime In Colton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,684n/a (estimate)3,0552,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a7.34.65.3
Rape6n/a10.937.241.7
Robbery115n/a208.6143.298.0
Assault120n/a217.7264.2248.9
Violent crime245n/a (estimate)444449383
Burglary264n/a478.9446.9430.4
Theft828n/a1,502.01,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft347n/a629.5425.9237.4
Property crime1,439n/a (estimate)2,6102,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Colton, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Colton, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Colton, CA is 4% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 11% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Colton, CA has 1% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 16% higher than the national average. In property crime, Colton, CA is 5% higher than the average of California and is 11% higher than the national average.
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The Colton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Colton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Colton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Colton is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.37 daily crimes that occur in Colton.
  • Colton is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Colton you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Colton has decreased by 12%.

Compare Colton, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Colton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Colton, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Colton, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times more than the California average and 1.11 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Colton, CA is 1.01 times less than the California average and 1.16 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Colton, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.05 times more than the California average and 1.11 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Colton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Colton, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Colton, CA has been ranked safer than 29% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Colton, CA is safer than 23% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Colton, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Colton, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Colton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Colton is 1 in 226
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Colton is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Colton is 1 in 33
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Colton, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Colton, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 226. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 39 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Colton, CA is 1 in 33.

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

A good indicator of whether Colton, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Colton, CA has increased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Colton, CA has decreased by 17% year over year. The number of total crimes in Colton, CA has decreased by 12% year over year.

Colton police department

ItemColtonCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6751,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 67 Colton police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.3% less than the California average and 61.4% 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
March ARB, CA1,145149831980
Lytle Creek, CA1,0192021,1211,323
Coronita, CA3,1722431,3511,594
Rialto, CA102,4183841,6202,003
Corona, CA161,6141321,9492,081
Fontana, CA205,2283371,7642,101
Eastvale, CA58,217882,1132,201
Colton, CA53,8564442,6103,055

Cities with similar population

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Castle Rock, CO53,789911,6331,724
Elyria, OH53,9283562,1392,495
Hacienda Heights, CA54,0334612,5643,025
Euless, TX53,6751522,2822,434
Blue Springs, MO53,6412192,9243,143
Colton, CA53,8564442,6103,055
Source: The Colton, 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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