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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 89%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontclair/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,885n/a (estimate)4,7542,8282,580
Murder1n/a2.54.45.0
Rape37n/a93.339.242.6
Robbery72n/a181.6137.386.2
Assault129n/a325.4266.5246.8
Violent crime239n/a (estimate)603447381
Burglary337n/a850.0416.2376.0
Theft990n/a2,497.01,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft319n/a804.6392.4228.9
Property crime1,646n/a (estimate)4,1522,3802,200

Key findings

  • Montclair crime rates are 84% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Montclair are 58% higher than the national average
  • In Montclair you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Montclair is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Montclair has increased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Montclair (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Montclair, CA per 100,000 people. In Montclair, the total number of daily crimes is 1.68 times more than the California average and 1.84 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Montclair is 1.35 times more than the California average and 1.58 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Montclair has a daily crime rate that is 1.74 times more than the California average and 1.89 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Montclair (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Montclair, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Montclair safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Montclair is safer than 9% of California cities, and 9% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Montclair. At this time, Montclair sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Montclair

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Montclair is 1 in 166
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Montclair is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Montclair is 1 in 22
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Montclair, California you have a 1 in 166 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Montclair.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Montclair is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Montclair has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 3% in Montclair, while property crimes in Montclair have increased by 6%. Total crime has increased by 6% year over year.

      Montclair police department

      ItemMontclairCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.63.3
      There are a total of 67 Montclair police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.6% less than the California average and 45.1% 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 Antonio Heights, CA3,09985453538
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362641,1801,244
      Lytle Creek, CA1,0192011,0691,269
      La Habra Heights, CA5,4061111,2191,330
      Chino Hills, CA77,266951,3291,424
      Coronita, CA3,1722421,2871,529
      Eastvale, CA58,217971,4791,576
      Montclair, CA38,2946034,1524,754

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Carpentersville, IL38,275891,2981,387
      Friendswood, TX38,27284821906
      Hanover Park, IL38,331113511624
      Chelsea, MA38,2446761,4252,101
      Florence, SC38,2219576,5107,467
      Montclair, CA38,2946034,1524,754
      Source: The Montclair, 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.