Total crime 1%
Violent crime 10%
Property crime 3%
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.
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsNorthridge/100k peopleLos Angeles/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime131,3932,613 (estimate)3,2612,8282,580
Violent crime30,126341 (estimate)748447381
Vehicle theft17,316n/a429.7392.4228.9
Property crime101,2672,272 (estimate)2,5132,3802,200

Key findings

  • Northridge crime rates are 1% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Northridge are 10% lower than the national average
  • In Northridge you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Northridge is safer than 56% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Los Angeles has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Northridge (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northridge

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northridge is 1 in 294
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northridge is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Northridge is 1 in 39

      Year Over Year Crime In Los Angeles (per 100,000 people)

      Los Angeles police department

      ItemNorthridgeLos AngelesCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,95651,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.43.6

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bell Canyon, CA2,15970373443
      Hidden Hills, CA1,5730777777
      Santa Susana, CA1,057123657780
      Topanga, CA7,858157835992
      Oak Park, CA14,8851709071,077
      Stevenson Ranch, CA19,7371869921,179
      Santa Clarita, CA180,3031351,1251,260
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727482,5133,261

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chicago, IL2,714,0171,0063,1824,188
      Houston, TX2,240,5821,0264,0105,036
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247333,4924,225
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3586273,9944,621
      Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727482,5133,261
      Source: The Northridge, Los Angeles, 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.