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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 8%
Property crime 29%
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 peopleNorwalk/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,003n/a (estimate)1,9062,7722,489
Murder5n/a4.84.35.0
Rape21n/a20.037.542.6
Robbery138n/a131.3132.481.6
Assault268n/a255.1267.1250.2
Violent crime432n/a (estimate)411441379
Burglary343n/a326.5386.1340.5
Theft922n/a877.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft306n/a291.2358.8219.9
Property crime1,571n/a (estimate)1,4952,3312,110

Key findings

  • Norwalk crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Norwalk are 8% higher than the national average
  • In Norwalk you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Norwalk is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Norwalk has decreased by 16%

Norwalk crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Norwalk (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Norwalk for every 100,000 residents. The Norwalk total amount of daily crime is 1.45 times less than the California average and 1.31 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Norwalk, is 1.07 times less than the California average, and it is 1.08 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Norwalk has a daily crime average that is 1.56 times less than the California average and 1.41 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Norwalk (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Norwalk, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Norwalk safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Norwalk is safer than 41% of California cities, and 30% 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 Norwalk. At this time, Norwalk sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Norwalk

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Norwalk is 1 in 244
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Norwalk is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Norwalk is 1 in 53
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Norwalk? In Norwalk, you have a 1 in 244 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 67. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Norwalk, CA is 1 in 53.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Norwalk is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Norwalk has decreased by 3% and the rate of property crime in Norwalk has decreased by 19%. The total crime rate in Norwalk has decreased by 16% year to year.

      Norwalk police department

      ItemNorwalkCaliforniaNational
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331688881,056
      Temple City, CA36,0841779151,091
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661521,1261,178
      Cudahy, CA24,1063748981,272
      Cypress, CA48,9781061,2141,320
      Walnut, CA30,0261261,2821,408
      Norwalk, CA106,3604111,4951,906

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pearland, TX106,238901,6411,731
      Palm Bay, FL106,5733431,7152,058
      Everett, WA106,5803043,5543,857
      Highlands Ranch, CO106,5962531,7221,975
      North Charleston, SC106,1139666,0196,985
      Norwalk, CA106,3604111,4951,906
      Source: The Norwalk, 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.