Reported Annual Crime In Irvine

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIrvine/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,804n/a (estimate)1,3782,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleIrvine/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a0.74.65.3
Rape46n/a16.737.241.7
Robbery55n/a19.9143.298.0
Assault66n/a23.9264.2248.9
Violent crime169n/a (estimate)61449383
Burglary627n/a227.1446.9430.4
Theft2,814n/a1,019.11,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft194n/a70.3425.9237.4
Property crime3,635n/a (estimate)1,3162,4972,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Irvine, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Irvine, 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 Irvine, CA crime rate is 53% lower than the California average and is 50% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Irvine, CA has a violent crime rate that is 86% lower than the California average and 84% lower than the national average. For property crime, Irvine, CA is 47% lower than the California average and 44% lower than the national average.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Irvine is 50% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.77 daily crimes that occur in Irvine.
  • Irvine is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Irvine you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Irvine has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Irvine (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Irvine, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Irvine, CA are 2.14 times less than the California average and 1.99 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Irvine, CA are 7.34 times less than than California and 6.26 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Irvine, CA are 1.90 times less than than California and 1.79 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Irvine (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Irvine, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Irvine, CA has been ranked safer than 91% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Irvine, CA is safer than 78% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Irvine, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Irvine, CA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Irvine

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Irvine is 1 in 1634
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Irvine is 1 in 76
The chance of being a victim of crime in Irvine is 1 in 73
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Irvine, 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 Irvine, CA, then there is a 1 in 1634 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 76. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 73 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Irvine, CA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Irvine, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Irvine, CA has increased by 9% and the rate of property crime in Irvine, CA has decreased by 12%. The total crime rate in Irvine, CA has decreased by 11% year to year.

Irvine police department

ItemIrvineCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)28051,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 280 Irvine police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.4% less than the California average and 60.4% 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
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03865667733
Laguna Woods, CA16,34725779803
Aliso Viejo, CA50,21985758843
Laguna Niguel, CA64,98482872954
Las Flores, CA5,671146812958
Lake Forest, CA80,6581588991,057
Yorba Linda, CA67,362651,0361,102
Irvine, CA246,992611,3161,378

Cities with similar population

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Madison, WI246,0343742,6623,037
Norfolk, VA245,7245563,7494,305
Lubbock, TX244,5076783,9614,639
Laredo, TX251,6713222,4842,805
Durham, NC251,7617923,8264,619
Irvine, CA246,992611,3161,378
Source: The Irvine, 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.