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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 35%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJoshua Tree/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,381 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)538 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,843 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Joshua Tree crime rates are 36% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Joshua Tree are 42% higher than the national average
  • In Joshua Tree you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Joshua Tree is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Joshua Tree has decreased by 2%

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

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      Daily Crime In Joshua Tree (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Joshua Tree

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Joshua Tree is 1 in 186
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Joshua Tree is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Joshua Tree is 1 in 30

      Year Over Year Crime In Joshua Tree (per 100,000 people)

      Joshua Tree police department

      ItemJoshua TreeCaliforniaNational
      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
      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
      Twentynine Palms, CA25,8484409971,437
      Yucca Valley, CA21,3627321,3362,068
      Homestead Valley, CA3,0903361,7762,112
      Desert Hot Springs, CA28,0928762,3363,212
      Joshua Tree, CA6,9435382,8433,381

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ponchatoula, LA6,9441,0436,9948,037
      Cochituate, MA6,940107384490
      Desert Palms, CA6,9403051,6101,915
      Kill Devil Hills, NC6,9482613,8664,128
      Parkville, PA6,9372781,2761,554
      Joshua Tree, CA6,9435382,8433,381
      Source: The Joshua Tree, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.