Reported Annual Crime In Huntington Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHuntington Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,746n/a (estimate)2,3472,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHuntington Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a1.04.65.3
Rape75n/a37.137.241.7
Robbery95n/a47.0143.298.0
Assault289n/a142.9264.2248.9
Violent crime461n/a (estimate)228449383
Burglary617n/a305.1446.9430.4
Theft3,283n/a1,623.31,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft385n/a190.4425.9237.4
Property crime4,285n/a (estimate)2,1192,4972,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Huntington Beach, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Huntington Beach, CA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Huntington Beach, CA crime rate is 20% lower than the California average and is 15% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Huntington Beach, CA has a violent crime rate that is 49% lower than the California average and 40% lower than the national average. For property crime, Huntington Beach, CA is 15% lower than the California average and 10% lower than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Huntington Beach is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.43 daily crimes that occur in Huntington Beach.
  • Huntington Beach is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Huntington Beach you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Huntington Beach has decreased by 11%.

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

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Huntington Beach, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Huntington Beach, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.26 times less than the California average and 1.17 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Huntington Beach, CA is 1.97 times less than the California average and 1.68 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Huntington Beach, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times less than the California average and 1.11 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Huntington Beach (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Huntington Beach, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Huntington Beach, CA ranks safer than 68% of every city located within California along with 52% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Huntington Beach, CA. As a result, Huntington Beach, CA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Huntington Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Huntington Beach is 1 in 439
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Huntington Beach is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Huntington Beach is 1 in 43
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Huntington Beach, 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 Huntington Beach, CA, then there is a 1 in 439 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 48. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 43 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Huntington Beach, CA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Huntington Beach, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Huntington Beach, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 10% in Huntington Beach, CA, while property crimes in Huntington Beach, CA have decreased by 13%. Crimes in total for Huntington Beach, CA have decreased by 11% year over year.

Huntington Beach police department

ItemHuntington BeachCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)30851,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
There are a total of 308 Huntington Beach police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.2% less than the California average and 51.3% 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
Rossmoor, CA10,9331719511,122
North Tustin, CA26,2081941,0791,273
Villa Park, CA5,922341,2471,281
Irvine, CA246,992611,3161,378
Cypress, CA48,9781411,4801,620
Los Alamitos, CA11,6611371,7311,868
Orange, CA139,9191541,8311,985
Huntington Beach, CA198,7242282,1192,347

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shreveport, LA198,5719545,5766,529
Akron, OH198,5086984,2354,932
Glendale, CA197,8951351,5411,676
Yonkers, NY199,7254021,0041,406
Little Rock, AR197,6401,6346,9328,566
Huntington Beach, CA198,7242282,1192,347
Source: The Huntington Beach, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.