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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 75%
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 peopleMontclair/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,703n/a (estimate)4,2802,7722,489
Murder2n/a5.04.35.0
Rape35n/a88.037.542.6
Robbery70n/a175.9132.481.6
Assault127n/a319.2267.1250.2
Violent crime234n/a (estimate)588441379
Burglary355n/a892.3386.1340.5
Theft868n/a2,181.61,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft246n/a618.3358.8219.9
Property crime1,469n/a (estimate)3,6922,3312,110

Key findings

  • Montclair crime rates are 72% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Montclair are 55% higher than the national average
  • In Montclair you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Montclair is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Montclair has decreased by 10%

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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 1.54 times more than the California average and 1.72 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Montclair is 1.33 times more than the California average and 1.55 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Montclair has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times more than the California average and 1.75 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 10% of California cities, and 10% 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 171
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Montclair is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Montclair is 1 in 24
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Montclair, California you have a 1 in 171 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 28 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 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 decreased by 2% in Montclair, while property crimes in Montclair have decreased by 11%. Total crime has decreased by 10% 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, CA3,09984444528
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36262919981
      Chino Hills, CA77,2661121,0531,166
      Lytle Creek, CA1,0191981,0471,245
      Walnut, CA30,0261261,2821,408
      Coronita, CA3,1722391,2611,499
      La Puente, CA40,3843781,1251,503
      Montclair, CA38,2945883,6924,280

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Carpentersville, IL38,275561,0071,062
      Friendswood, TX38,27264648712
      Hanover Park, IL38,33180671751
      Chelsea, MA38,2446671,4672,134
      Florence, SC38,2211,1886,6317,819
      Montclair, CA38,2945883,6924,280
      Source: The Montclair, 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.