Reported Annual Crime In Imperial Beach

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 peopleImperial Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime497n/a (estimate)1,8012,9462,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleImperial Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.64.65.3
Rape5n/a18.137.241.7
Robbery34n/a123.2143.298.0
Assault93n/a337.0264.2248.9
Violent crime133n/a (estimate)482449394
Burglary69n/a250.1446.9430.4
Theft211n/a764.71,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft84n/a304.4425.9237.4
Property crime364n/a (estimate)1,3192,4972,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Imperial Beach, CA. All reported Imperial Beach, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Imperial Beach, CA overall crime rate is 39% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 35% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Imperial Beach, CA, the rate is 7% higher than compared to the California average, and 22% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Imperial Beach, CA comes in at 47% lower than to the average seen in California, and 44% lower than the overall national average.
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The Imperial Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Imperial 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 Imperial Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Imperial Beach is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.93 daily crimes that occur in Imperial Beach.
  • Imperial Beach is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Imperial Beach you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Imperial Beach has increased by 10%.

Compare Imperial Beach, CA Crime To Other Cities

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

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Imperial Beach, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Imperial Beach, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.64 times less than the state average and 1.53 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Imperial Beach, CA on a daily bases are 1.07 times more than than California average and 1.22 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Imperial Beach, CA are 1.89 times less than the daily state average and 1.79 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Imperial Beach (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Imperial Beach, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Imperial Beach, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Imperial Beach, CA is 34% safer than other cities of California and 27% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Imperial Beach, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Imperial Beach, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Imperial Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Imperial Beach is 1 in 208
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Imperial Beach is 1 in 76
The chance of being a victim of crime in Imperial Beach is 1 in 56
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Imperial Beach, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Imperial Beach, CA you have a 1 in 208 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 76 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Imperial Beach, CA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Imperial Beach, 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 Imperial Beach, CA has increased by 50%, the amount of property crime in Imperial Beach, CA has not changed, and the total amount of crime in Imperial Beach, CA has increased by 10% year to year.

Imperial Beach police department

ItemImperial BeachCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

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
Jamul, CA5,6402291,2711,499
Coronado, CA24,8521101,3921,502
Spring Valley CDP (Lake County), CA1,1542421,3491,591
Chula Vista, CA260,5982981,4321,730
Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA20,1373051,6982,003
Bonita, CA12,8853261,8122,138
San Diego, CA1,374,8123671,8432,210
Imperial Beach, CA27,1804821,3191,801

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Isla Vista, CA27,1796423,5724,214
Thomasville, NC27,1784294,6915,120
Alton, IL27,1756333,9864,619
Anderson, SC27,2066536,0086,661
New London, CT27,2184912,7573,248
Imperial Beach, CA27,1804821,3191,801
Source: The Imperial Beach, 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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