Reported Annual Crime In Malibu

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalibu/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime404n/a (estimate)3,1272,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalibu/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape8n/a61.937.241.7
Robbery6n/a46.4143.298.0
Assault24n/a185.8264.2248.9
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)294449383
Burglary78n/a603.8446.9430.4
Theft255n/a1,974.01,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft33n/a255.5425.9237.4
Property crime366n/a (estimate)2,8332,4972,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Malibu, CA. All reported Malibu, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Malibu, CA overall crime rate is 6% higher than in comparison to the California average; and is also 14% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Malibu, CA, the rate is 35% lower than compared to the California average, and 23% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Malibu, CA comes in at 13% higher than to the average seen in California, and 20% higher than the overall national average.
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The Malibu crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Malibu 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 Malibu crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Malibu is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.57 daily crimes that occur in Malibu.
  • Malibu is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Malibu you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Malibu has increased by 6%.

Compare Malibu, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Malibu (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Malibu, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Malibu, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.06 times more than the California average and 1.14 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Malibu, CA is 1.53 times less than the California average and 1.30 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Malibu, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.13 times more than the California average and 1.20 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Malibu (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Malibu, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Malibu, CA being safer than 44% of cities in California and 33% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Malibu, CA. In conclusion, Malibu, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Malibu

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Malibu is 1 in 340
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Malibu is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Malibu is 1 in 32
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Malibu, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Malibu, CA, you have a 1 in 340 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 36. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Malibu, CA is 1 in 32.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Malibu, 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 Malibu, CA has increased by 53% and the rate of property crime in Malibu, CA has increased by 3%. The total crime rate in Malibu, CA has increased by 6% year to year.

Malibu police department

ItemMalibuCaliforniaNational
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
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
Lake Sherwood, CA1,65163350413
Bell Canyon, CA2,15970392462
Santa Rosa Valley, CA3,60186476561
Hidden Hills, CA1,57352620671
Topanga, CA7,8581588761,034
Oak Park, CA14,8851719511,122
Casa Conejo, CA3,1801871,0421,229
Malibu, CA12,8532942,8333,127

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Luling, LA12,8553962,3952,791
Monfort Heights, OH12,8502031,6451,848
Grovetown, GA12,848651,8861,951
Gaffney, SC12,8597163,4664,183
Grass Valley, CA12,8615875,7936,380
Malibu, CA12,8532942,8333,127
Source: The Malibu, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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