Reported Annual Crime In Imperial

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleImperial/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime72n/a (estimate)4082,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleImperial/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.74.65.3
Rape0n/a0.037.241.7
Robbery2n/a11.3143.298.0
Assault8n/a45.4264.2248.9
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)62449383
Burglary14n/a79.4446.9430.4
Theft36n/a204.21,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a62.4425.9237.4
Property crime61n/a (estimate)3462,4972,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Imperial, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Imperial, 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 Imperial, CA crime rate is 86% lower than the California average and is 85% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Imperial, CA has a violent crime rate that is 86% lower than the California average and 84% lower than the national average. For property crime, Imperial, CA is 86% lower than the California average and 85% lower than the national average.
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The Imperial crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Imperial 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 Imperial crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Imperial is 85% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.12 daily crimes that occur in Imperial.
  • Imperial is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Imperial you have a 1 in 245 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Imperial has increased by 20%.

Compare Imperial, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Imperial (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Imperial, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Imperial, CA the total number of daily crimes is 7.21 times less than the California average and 6.72 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Imperial, CA is 7.20 times less than the California average and 6.14 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Imperial, CA has a daily crime rate that is 7.22 times less than the California average and 6.83 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Imperial (higher is better)

How safe is Imperial, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Imperial, CA is safer than 99% of the cities in California and 90% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Imperial, CA. Overall, Imperial, CA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Imperial

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Imperial is 1 in 1603
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Imperial is 1 in 289
The chance of being a victim of crime in Imperial is 1 in 245
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Imperial, 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 Imperial, CA, then there is a 1 in 1603 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 289. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 245 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Imperial, CA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Imperial, 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, CA has increased by 114%, the amount of property crime in Imperial, CA has increased by 11%, and the total amount of crime in Imperial, CA has increased by 20% year to year.

Imperial police department

ItemImperialCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1751,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.13.63.3
There are a total of 17 Imperial police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68.9% less than the California average and 65.4% 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
Westmorland, CA2,0142209231,142
Holtville, CA6,2303839971,381
Seeley, CA1,6262521,4021,654
Heber, CA4,2874662,5943,061
Calexico, CA39,7502203,1613,380
Brawley, CA25,7766683,3864,054
El Centro, CA43,6994164,0944,510
Imperial, CA16,58362346408

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Griffith, IN16,5831552,1982,353
Hazel Park, MI16,5874052,2602,664
Lemont, IL16,58729611640
Sunset, FL16,6021831,1241,306
Opelousas, LA16,6051,8128,44610,258
Imperial, CA16,58362346408
Source: The Imperial, 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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