Reported Annual Crime In Fullerton

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 peopleFullerton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,245n/a (estimate)2,9972,9462,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFullerton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a0.74.65.3
Rape63n/a44.537.241.7
Robbery98n/a69.2143.298.0
Assault131n/a92.5264.2248.9
Violent crime293n/a (estimate)207449394
Burglary293n/a206.9446.9430.4
Theft3,273n/a2,310.81,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft386n/a272.5425.9237.4
Property crime3,952n/a (estimate)2,7902,4972,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Fullerton, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Fullerton, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Fullerton, CA crime rates are 2% higher than in comparison to the California mean and are 9% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Fullerton, CA has a rate that is 54% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 47% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Fullerton, CA is 12% higher than its state's mean, and 18% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fullerton is 9% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.21 daily crimes that occur in Fullerton.
  • Fullerton is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fullerton you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fullerton has decreased by 1%.

Compare Fullerton, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Fullerton (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Fullerton, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Fullerton, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.02 times more than the California average and 1.09 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Fullerton, CA is 2.17 times less than the California average, and it is 1.90 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Fullerton, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.12 times more than the California average and 1.18 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Fullerton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Fullerton, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Fullerton, CA has been ranked safer than 54% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Fullerton, CA is safer than 40% 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 Fullerton, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Fullerton, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fullerton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fullerton is 1 in 484
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fullerton is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fullerton is 1 in 34
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Fullerton, 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 Fullerton, CA, then there is a 1 in 484 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 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 34 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Fullerton, CA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Fullerton, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Fullerton, CA has decreased by 25%, the amount of property crime in Fullerton, CA has increased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Fullerton, CA has decreased by 1% year to year.

Fullerton police department

ItemFullertonCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)20451,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
There are a total of 204 Fullerton police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.2% less than the California average and 54.7% 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
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Yorba Linda, CA67,362651,0361,102
Rossmoor, CA10,9331719511,122
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
North Tustin, CA26,2081941,0791,273
Villa Park, CA5,922341,2471,281
Irvine, CA246,992611,3161,378
Fullerton, CA139,4912072,7902,997

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orange, CA139,9191541,8311,985
Killeen, TX138,7457662,8163,582
Pasadena, CA140,2684022,0622,463
McAllen, TX138,4751442,7802,924
Dayton, OH141,1438794,3405,219
Fullerton, CA139,4912072,7902,997
Source: The Fullerton, 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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