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Total crime 4%
Violent crime 25%
Property crime 10%
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 peopleMontebello/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,626n/a (estimate)2,5952,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape11n/a17.637.542.6
Robbery90n/a143.7132.481.6
Assault77n/a122.9267.1250.2
Violent crime178n/a (estimate)284441379
Burglary480n/a766.2386.1340.5
Theft580n/a925.81,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft388n/a619.3358.8219.9
Property crime1,448n/a (estimate)2,3112,3312,110

Key findings

  • Montebello crime rates are 4% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Montebello are 25% lower than the national average
  • In Montebello you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Montebello is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Montebello has decreased by 12%

Montebello crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Montebello (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Montebello, CA per 100,000 people. In Montebello, the total number of daily crimes is 1.07 times less than the California average and 1.04 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Montebello is 1.55 times less than the California average and 1.34 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Montebello has a daily crime rate that is 1.01 times less than the California average and 1.10 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Montebello (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Montebello safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Montebello is safer than 47% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Montebello is safer than 35% 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 Montebello. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Montebello is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Montebello

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Montebello is 1 in 352
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Montebello is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Montebello is 1 in 39
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Montebello? In Montebello, you have a 1 in 352 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 44. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Montebello, CA is 1 in 39.

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

      Determining whether Montebello is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Montebello violent crime rates have decreased by 17%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for Montebello has decreased by 12% in the same time frame.

      Montebello police department

      ItemMontebelloCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10251,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
      There are a total of 102 Montebello police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.6% less than the California average and 50.6% 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
      Cudahy, CA24,1063748981,272
      Montebello, CA63,4162842,3112,595

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Madera, CA63,3985041,9642,468
      Florence-Graham, CA63,3907584,0054,762
      Santa Cruz, CA63,3105964,4935,089
      Cedar Park, TX63,55171841912
      Eden Prairie, MN63,206801,0811,161
      Montebello, CA63,4162842,3112,595
      Source: The Montebello, 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.