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Total crime 38%
Violent crime 34%
Property crime 39%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalaga/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,587 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)251 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,336 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Malaga crime rates are 38% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Malaga are 34% lower than the national average
  • In Malaga you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Malaga is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Malaga has decreased by 6%

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      Daily Crime In Malaga (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Malaga

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Malaga is 1 in 399
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Malaga is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Malaga is 1 in 64

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

      Malaga police department

      ItemMalagaCaliforniaNational
      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
      Del Rey, CA1,5312511,3361,587
      Calwa, CA1,3782511,3361,587
      Easton, CA2,3472571,3661,622
      Caruthers, CA2,9722691,4321,701
      Sanger, CA24,7413481,4321,780
      Tarpey Village, CA3,2233001,6001,900
      Fowler, CA6,0833321,6151,947
      Malaga, CA1,2462511,3361,587

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wrightsville, AR1,2462901,5541,844
      Shattuck, OK1,2460467467
      Pioche, NV1,2462401,0841,324
      South Woodstock, CT1,24680650730
      Northfield, MA1,246134503637
      Malaga, CA1,2462511,3361,587
      Source: The Malaga, 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.