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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 4%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndio/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,410n/a (estimate)2,5972,7722,489
Murder1n/a1.14.35.0
Rape45n/a48.537.542.6
Robbery118n/a127.2132.481.6
Assault366n/a394.4267.1250.2
Violent crime530n/a (estimate)571441379
Burglary304n/a327.6386.1340.5
Theft1,218n/a1,312.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft358n/a385.8358.8219.9
Property crime1,880n/a (estimate)2,0262,3312,110

Key findings

  • Indio crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Indio are 51% higher than the national average
  • In Indio you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Indio is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Indio has decreased by 13%

Indio crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Indio (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Indio, CA per 100,000 people. In Indio, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.07 times less than the California average and 1.04 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Indio is 1.29 times more than the California average and 1.51 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Indio has a daily crime rate that is 1.15 times less than the California average and 1.04 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Indio (higher is better)

      How safe is Indio, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Indio is safer than 19% of the cities in California and 17% 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 Indio. Overall, Indio is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Indio

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Indio is 1 in 176
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Indio is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Indio is 1 in 39
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Indio, California you have a 1 in 176 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 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Indio.

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

      Determining whether Indio is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Indio violent crime rates have increased by 5%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 17% year over year. Total crimes for Indio has decreased by 13% in the same time frame.

      Indio police department

      ItemIndioCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10351,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 103 Indio police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.7% less than the California average and 59.6% 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
      Cathedral City, CA53,2682601,0881,348
      Indio Hills, CA1,1192371,2501,487
      Sky Valley, CA2,5742601,3721,632
      Thermal, CA2,3962771,4631,739
      Desert Palms, CA6,9403051,6101,915
      Vista Santa Rosa, CA3,7753151,6681,983
      Desert Edge, CA3,8483361,7762,112
      Indio, CA85,4015712,0262,597

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Clifton, NJ85,5781121,4961,608
      Sugar Land, TX85,681911,7091,801
      Bloomington, MN85,0802363,5843,821
      Concord, NC85,7531221,6501,771
      Kirkland, WA85,8121122,2322,344
      Indio, CA85,4015712,0262,597
      Source: The Indio, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.