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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 59%
Property crime 61%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMontecito/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)973 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)155 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)818 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Montecito crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Montecito are 59% lower than the national average
  • In Montecito you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Montecito is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Montecito has decreased by 2%

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      Daily Crime In Montecito (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Montecito

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Montecito is 1 in 647
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Montecito is 1 in 123
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Montecito is 1 in 103

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

      Montecito police department

      ItemMontecitoCaliforniaNational
      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
      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

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      Summerland, CA1,14662327389
      Toro Canyon, CA1,71462327389
      Mission Canyon, CA2,76969366435
      Carpinteria, CA13,553811,1471,228
      Goleta, CA30,6711291,6461,775
      Santa Barbara, CA90,9224362,3092,745
      Isla Vista, CA27,1796313,3343,965
      Montecito, CA9,193155818973

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      Andover, MA9,19422588610
      Harleysville, PA9,191126576702
      Hartland, WI9,19596491587
      Ellisville, MO9,1881411,2371,377
      Redlands, CO9,1873242,2022,526
      Montecito, CA9,193155818973
      Source: The Montecito, 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.