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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 17%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrover Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime277n/a (estimate)2,0232,8282,580
Murder1n/a7.34.45.0
Rape5n/a36.539.242.6
Robbery4n/a29.2137.386.2
Assault18n/a131.4266.5246.8
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)204447381
Burglary45n/a328.6416.2376.0
Theft180n/a1,314.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft24n/a175.3392.4228.9
Property crime249n/a (estimate)1,8182,3802,200

Key findings

  • Grover Beach crime rates are 22% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Grover Beach are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Grover Beach you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Grover Beach is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Grover Beach has decreased by 3%

Grover Beach crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Grover Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Grover Beach for every 100,000 residents. The Grover Beach total amount of daily crime is 1.40 times less than the California average and 1.28 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Grover Beach, is 2.19 times less than the California average, and it is 1.86 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Grover Beach has a daily crime average that is 1.31 times less than the California average and 1.21 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Grover Beach (higher is better)

      How safe is Grover Beach, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Grover Beach is safer than 69% of the cities in California and 50% 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 Grover Beach. Overall, Grover Beach is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grover Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grover Beach is 1 in 490
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grover Beach is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Grover Beach is 1 in 50
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Grover Beach? In Grover Beach, you have a 1 in 490 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 55. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Grover Beach, CA is 1 in 50.

      Year Over Year Crime In Grover Beach (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Grover Beach is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Grover Beach violent crime rates have decreased by 28%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Grover Beach has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

      Grover Beach police department

      ItemGrover BeachCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2251,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
      There are a total of 22 Grover Beach police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.5% less than the California average and 49.5% 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
      Avila Beach, CA1,24263334397
      Los Ranchos, CA1,63063334397
      Woodlands, CA1,07563334397
      Callender, CA1,81494502596
      Guadalupe, CA7,252148688837
      Blacklake, CA8952561,3631,619
      Arroyo Grande, CA17,8421321,5681,699
      Grover Beach, CA13,4842041,8182,023

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Simons, GA13,4801259811,105
      Pell City, AL13,4893882,1022,490
      Orangeburg, SC13,4781,3265,8507,176
      Waimalu, HI13,4782542,9293,183
      South Park Township, PA13,47023173195
      Grover Beach, CA13,4842041,8182,023
      Source: The Grover Beach, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.