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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 69%
Property crime 9%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonrovia/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime888n/a (estimate)2,4182,7722,489
Murder1n/a2.74.35.0
Rape9n/a24.537.542.6
Robbery16n/a43.6132.481.6
Assault17n/a46.3267.1250.2
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)117441379
Burglary87n/a236.9386.1340.5
Theft686n/a1,867.71,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft72n/a196.0358.8219.9
Property crime845n/a (estimate)2,3012,3312,110

Key findings

  • Monrovia crime rates are 3% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monrovia are 69% lower than the national average
  • In Monrovia you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monrovia is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monrovia has decreased by 9%

Monrovia crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Monrovia (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Monrovia, CA per 100,000 people. In Monrovia, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.15 times less than the California average and 1.03 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Monrovia is 3.77 times less than the California average and 3.24 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Monrovia has a daily crime rate that is 1.01 times less than the California average and 1.09 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Monrovia (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Monrovia safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Monrovia is safer than 65% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Monrovia is safer than 47% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Monrovia. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Monrovia is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monrovia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monrovia is 1 in 855
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monrovia is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monrovia is 1 in 42
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Monrovia, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 855. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 44 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Monrovia is 1 in 42.

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

      Determining whether Monrovia is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Monrovia violent crime rates have decreased by 37%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 7% year over year. Total crimes for Monrovia has decreased by 9% in the same time frame.

      Monrovia police department

      ItemMonroviaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7551,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.63.3
      There are a total of 75 Monrovia police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 44.2% less than the California average and 38% less than the National average.

      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, CA2,01769366435
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      Sierra Madre, CA11,067137724861
      East Pasadena, CA6,159158834992
      Bradbury, CA954929181,010
      Temple City, CA36,0841779151,091
      Chino Hills, CA77,2661121,0531,166
      Monrovia, CA37,0901172,3012,418

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greenfield, WI37,0701712,5302,701
      La Presa, CA37,1106043,1903,794
      Calumet City, IL37,1125152,8793,393
      Braintree Town, MA37,0661211,3081,430
      Elmont, NY37,0573591,3731,732
      Monrovia, CA37,0901172,3012,418
      Source: The Monrovia, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.