Annual Crime In La Puente (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Puente/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime663n/a (estimate)1,6412,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Puente/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a7.44.45.0
Rape16n/a39.639.242.6
Robbery41n/a101.5137.386.2
Assault102n/a252.5266.5246.8
Violent crime162n/a (estimate)401447381
Burglary96n/a237.7416.2376.0
Theft258n/a638.81,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft147n/a364.0392.4228.9
Property crime501n/a (estimate)1,2402,3802,200

Key findings

  • La Puente crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in La Puente are 5% higher than the national average
  • In La Puente you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • La Puente is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in La Puente has decreased by 3%

La Puente crime map

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Compare La Puente, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In La Puente (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in La Puente, CA per 100,000 people. In La Puente, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.72 times less than the California average and 1.57 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in La Puente is 1.12 times less than the California average and 1.05 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, La Puente has a daily crime rate that is 1.92 times less than the California average and 1.77 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is La Puente (higher is better)

      How safe is La Puente, CA when compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that La Puente is safer than 44% of the cities in California and 34% 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 La Puente. Overall, La Puente is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Puente

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Puente is 1 in 250
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Puente is 1 in 81
      The chance of being a victim of crime in La Puente is 1 in 61
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In La Puente, CA you have a 1 in 250 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 81 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime in La Puente.

      Year Over Year Crime In La Puente (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether La Puente is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. La Puente violent crime rates have increased by 25%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for La Puente has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

      La Puente police department

      ItemLa PuenteCaliforniaNational
      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
      San Pasqual, CA2,01770373443
      Rose Hills, CA3,033101536636
      Sierra Madre, CA11,06763859923
      Villa Park, CA5,9220965965
      East Pasadena, CA6,1591608521,011
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362641,1801,244
      La Puente, CA40,3844011,2401,641

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Huntsville, TX40,4323221,5991,921
      Warren, OH40,4336243,8194,442
      Fitchburg, MA40,4415831,2881,871
      Hagerstown, MD40,3256312,6053,236
      Crystal Lake, IL40,475941,6061,700
      La Puente, CA40,3844011,2401,641
      Source: The La Puente, 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.