Total crime NAT. AVG.
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIndustry/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,509n/a (estimate)626,1412,8432,324
Violent crime79n/a (estimate)32,780500370
Vehicle theft195n/a80,912.9471.9282.7
Property crime1,430n/a (estimate)593,3612,3431,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Industry, CA

Crime can be categorized into two primary types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, whereas property crimes involve acts like burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. The overall crime rate in Industry is 26840.1% higher than the national average. Specifically, there were 79 violent crimes reported in Industry, equivalent to 32780 per 100,000 residents, which is higher than the national average by 8764.3%. Additionally, Industry recorded 1430 property crimes, amounting to 593361 per 100,000 people, higher than the national average by 30260.3%.

In Industry, the crime rate stands at 626141 per 100,000 residents, surpassing the national average by 26840.07%. This places the city among those with some of the highest total crime rates nationwide. However, it's important to recognize that this doesn't imply that the entire city is unsafe. As with any urban area, there are neighborhoods in Industry that exhibit varying levels of safety, emphasizing the need for localized crime prevention efforts and community involvement to create a safe environment across the entire city.

Industry is one of the most dangerous cities in America with a violent crime rate of 32780 per 100,000 people - this ranks in the bottom 10% of all U.S. cities that reported crime. Your chance of being a victim of violent crime in Industry is 1 in 4.

While murder rates in the United States have generally declined since 1990, recent years have seen an unfortunate uptick. Industry stands out with one of the nation's highest murder rates among cities reporting crime data. In Industry, a total of 1 murders were reported, equating to 415 murders per 100,000 residents. This statistic underscores the challenges facing the area in terms of severe violent crime and the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance safety and security within the community.

Every year, one in 1 people fall victim to a property crime in Industry - which is high compared to the national average. With a property crime rate of 593361 per 100,000 people, Industry has one of the highest property crime rates in the country. In fact, the city ranks among the worst 10% of all cities that reported crime last year.

The occurrence of vehicle thefts has been increasing nationwide, and Industry faces one of the highest vehicle theft rates in the United States. In the latest reported crime year, there were a reported 195 vehicle thefts, translating to 80913 stolen vehicles per 100,000 residents. This places Industry in the bottom 10% among all cities, signifying that 90% of cities have less stolen vehicles. The likelihood of experiencing a vehicle theft is 1 in 2.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Industry?

What do the local residents think about crime in Industry? Well, based on a recent survey of 35 people (conducted by AreaVibes), 26% of Industry residents said that there was virtually no crime and that they felt safe walking at night. Another 74% of respondents said that there was too much crime in the area and they did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Industry a Safe Place to Live?

To determine if Industry is a safe place to live, let's take a look at the overall crime rate of the area, as well as the number of daily crimes. Industry has a total crime rate that is 26840% higher than the national average per 100,000 residents. This results in a total of 4.13 daily crimes (0.22 violent daily crimes and 3.92 daily property crimes) in Industry.

Has Crime in Industry Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows residents and potential residents to assess the crime in Industry. A decrease in crime rates may indicate improving safety, while an increase could raise concerns. The year-over-year crime rate in Industry has increased by 77.1%. Violent crimes have increased by 36.2%, while property crimes have increased by 80.1%. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, authorities and communities can identify trends and patterns in criminal activity. This helps in understanding whether crime is increasing, decreasing, or remaining stable over time.

Potential Causes for Crime in Industry

In areas where employment options are limited or where a significant proportion of jobs offer meager wages, the likelihood of heightened unemployment and homelessness increases. Regions facing challenges related to unemployment or inadequate income may become more vulnerable to a surge in crime stemming from economic instability. While low unemployment rates tend to lead to reduced crime in most areas. Industry currently has an unemployment rate of 5.6%, contrasting with the national average of 4.7%. This could be one of many factors that could contribute to a higher or lower crime rate.

The effectiveness of law enforcement and community policing initiatives can influence crime rates. A strong and collaborative relationship between the police and the community can deter criminal activity and improve safety. In Industry, there are 0 police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents, compared to the national average of 3.25. The effectiveness of law enforcement often depends on community policing strategies that emphasize building trust and cooperation between the police and the community. It's not just about the number of officers but also how they engage with the community.

Elevated rental costs can generate economic strain for both individuals and families, particularly those with restricted financial means. When a substantial proportion of one's income is allocated to housing costs, it often leaves limited resources for fulfilling other crucial necessities such as groceries, healthcare and education. This financial pressure can fuel desperation, potentially prompting individuals to resort to criminal actions, including theft or fraud, as a means of coping with their financial hardships. In Industry, the average monthly rent stands at $958, while the national average is $949 per month.

Industry crime map

The Industry crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Industry as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Industry crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Industry crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Industry crime rates are 26840% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Industry are 8764% higher than the national average
  • In Industry you have a 1 in 1 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Industry is safer than 0% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Industry has increased by 48%

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        Daily Crime In Industry (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Industry

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Industry is 1 in 4
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Industry is 1 in 1
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Industry is 1 in 1

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

        Industry police department

        Item Industry California National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

        Sex offenders in California

        State Total offenders California /100K National /100K
        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.

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        Source: The Industry, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.