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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 21%
Property crime 41%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFontana/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,170n/a (estimate)1,4642,5812,346
Murder7n/a3.25.66.5
Rape74n/a34.234.238.4
Robbery162n/a74.8113.673.9
Assault423n/a195.3288.7279.7
Violent crime666n/a (estimate)308442388
Burglary475n/a219.3369.7314.2
Theft1,256n/a580.01,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft773n/a357.0427.6246.0
Property crime2,504n/a (estimate)1,1562,1391,958

Key findings

  • Fontana crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Fontana are 21% lower than the national average
  • In Fontana you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Fontana is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Fontana has decreased by 18%

Fontana crime map

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      Daily Crime In Fontana (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Fontana, CA per 100,000 people. In Fontana, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.76 times less than the California average and 1.60 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Fontana is 1.44 times less than the California average and 1.26 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Fontana has a daily crime rate that is 1.85 times less than the California average and 1.69 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Fontana (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Fontana in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Fontana safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Fontana being safer than 63% of cities in California and 44% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Fontana. In conclusion, Fontana ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fontana

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fontana is 1 in 326
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fontana is 1 in 87
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Fontana is 1 in 69
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Fontana? If you reside in Fontana, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 326. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 87 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Fontana, is 1 in 69.

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

      A good indicator of whether Fontana is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Fontana has decreased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Fontana has decreased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fontana has decreased by 18% year over year.

      Fontana police department

      ItemFontanaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)26451,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 264 Fontana police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.6% less than the California average and 59.6% 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
      San Antonio Heights, CA3,09984407492
      Lytle Creek, CA1,0191989601,159
      Eastvale, CA58,2171271,2481,375
      Grand Terrace, CA12,3932771,6691,946
      Highland, CA54,4906811,3282,008
      Claremont, CA35,8271401,9112,051
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA173,3093081,8252,133
      Fontana, CA205,2283081,1561,464

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tacoma, WA205,6028435,5076,351
      Oxnard, CA204,7523542,0582,412
      Fayetteville, NC203,6709783,4004,379
      Moreno Valley, CA202,0613872,3812,768
      Modesto, CA208,5127402,4663,206
      Fontana, CA205,2283081,1561,464
      Source: The Fontana, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.