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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 45%
Property crime 6%
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 peopleMonterey Park/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,481n/a (estimate)2,4512,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape7n/a11.637.542.6
Robbery59n/a97.6132.481.6
Assault60n/a99.3267.1250.2
Violent crime126n/a (estimate)209441379
Burglary267n/a441.9386.1340.5
Theft929n/a1,537.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft159n/a263.1358.8219.9
Property crime1,355n/a (estimate)2,2422,3312,110

Key findings

  • Monterey Park crime rates are 2% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Monterey Park are 45% lower than the national average
  • In Monterey Park you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Monterey Park is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Monterey Park has decreased by 12%

Monterey Park crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Monterey Park (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Monterey Park for every 100,000 residents. The Monterey Park total amount of daily crime is 1.13 times less than the California average and 1.02 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Monterey Park, is 2.12 times less than the California average, and it is 1.82 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Monterey Park has a daily crime average that is 1.04 times less than the California average and 1.06 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Monterey Park (higher is better)

      How safe is Monterey Park, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Monterey Park is safer than 59% of the cities in California and 42% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Monterey Park. Overall, Monterey Park is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monterey Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monterey Park is 1 in 480
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monterey Park is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Monterey Park is 1 in 41
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Monterey Park, California? If you reside in Monterey Park, then there is a 1 in 480 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 45. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 41 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Monterey Park.

      Year Over Year Crime In Monterey Park (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Monterey Park, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Monterey Park has increased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Monterey Park has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Monterey Park has decreased by 12% year over year.

      Monterey Park police department

      ItemMonterey ParkCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9951,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
      There are a total of 99 Monterey Park police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.3% less than the California average and 50.3% 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
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195143758901
      East Pasadena, CA6,159158834992
      Bradbury, CA954929181,010
      Temple City, CA36,0841779151,091
      Monterey Park, CA61,0012092,2422,451

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Terre Haute, IN61,0215763,0583,634
      Vineland, NJ60,8763522,8173,169
      North Port, FL60,8711351,3781,513
      Burnsville, MN61,1581682,6442,812
      Millcreek, UT61,1911831,6851,868
      Monterey Park, CA61,0012092,2422,451
      Source: The Monterey Park, 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.