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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 0%
Property crime 22%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMoreno Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,959n/a (estimate)2,7682,5812,346
Murder17n/a7.95.66.5
Rape28n/a13.034.238.4
Robbery245n/a113.8113.673.9
Assault543n/a252.3288.7279.7
Violent crime833n/a (estimate)387442388
Burglary734n/a341.0369.7314.2
Theft3,230n/a1,500.51,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft1,162n/a539.8427.6246.0
Property crime5,126n/a (estimate)2,3812,1391,958

Key findings

  • Moreno Valley crime rates are 18% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Moreno Valley are equal to the national average
  • In Moreno Valley you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Moreno Valley is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Moreno Valley has decreased by 8%

Moreno Valley crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Moreno Valley (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Moreno Valley, CA per 100,000 people. In Moreno Valley, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.07 times more than the California average and 1.18 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Moreno Valley is 1.14 times less than the California average and 1.00 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Moreno Valley has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times more than the California average and 1.22 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Moreno Valley (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Moreno Valley to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Moreno Valley safe? The gauges above illustrate that Moreno Valley is safer than 34% of every city located within California along with 26% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Moreno Valley, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Moreno Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Moreno Valley is 1 in 259
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Moreno Valley is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Moreno Valley is 1 in 37
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Moreno Valley? In Moreno Valley, CA you have a 1 in 259 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 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Moreno Valley.

      Year Over Year Crime In Moreno Valley (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Moreno Valley, 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 Moreno Valley has decreased by 3%, the amount of property crime in Moreno Valley has decreased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Moreno Valley has decreased by 8% year over year.

      Moreno Valley police department

      ItemMoreno ValleyCaliforniaNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      March ARB, CA1,145147711858
      Warm Springs, CA1,7092291,1061,335
      Romoland, CA1,7692291,1101,339
      Yucaipa, CA52,8862821,1091,391
      Fontana, CA205,2283081,1561,464
      Lakeview, CA2,1492551,2331,488
      Meadowbrook, CA2,7822701,3071,578
      Moreno Valley, CA202,0613872,3812,768

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Montgomery, AL201,7176124,2694,881
      Aurora, IL200,9072581,0081,266
      Fayetteville, NC203,6709783,4004,379
      Columbus, GA200,3035942,9813,575
      Yonkers, NY199,7253259911,316
      Moreno Valley, CA202,0613872,3812,768
      Source: The Moreno Valley, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.