Reported Annual Crime In Ontario

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOntario/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,156n/a (estimate)2,9512,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOntario/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a4.64.65.3
Rape136n/a77.837.241.7
Robbery220n/a125.9143.298.0
Assault319n/a182.6264.2248.9
Violent crime683n/a (estimate)391449383
Burglary720n/a412.1446.9430.4
Theft2,842n/a1,626.61,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft911n/a521.4425.9237.4
Property crime4,473n/a (estimate)2,5602,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Ontario, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Ontario, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Ontario, CA is equal to the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 7% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Ontario, CA has 13% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 2% higher than the national average. In property crime, Ontario, CA is 3% higher than the average of California and is 8% higher than the national average.
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The Ontario crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ontario as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Ontario crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ontario is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.08 daily crimes that occur in Ontario.
  • Ontario is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ontario you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ontario has decreased by 12%.

Compare Ontario, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Ontario (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ontario, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Ontario, CA are 1.00 times more than the California average and 1.07 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ontario, CA are 1.15 times less than than California and 1.02 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ontario, CA are 1.03 times more than than California and 1.08 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Ontario (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Ontario, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Ontario, CA being safer than 35% of cities in California and 28% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Ontario, CA. In conclusion, Ontario, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ontario

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ontario is 1 in 256
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ontario is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ontario is 1 in 34
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Ontario, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Ontario, CA, then there is a 1 in 256 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 40. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 34 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ontario, CA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Ontario, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Ontario, CA has increased by 22%, the amount of property crime in Ontario, CA has decreased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Ontario, CA has decreased by 12% year to year.

Ontario police department

ItemOntarioCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)32051,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
There are a total of 320 Ontario police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.2% less than the California average and 41.4% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Antonio Heights, CA3,09986476561
Yorba Linda, CA67,362651,0361,102
Lytle Creek, CA1,0192021,1211,323
Coronita, CA3,1722431,3511,594
Walnut, CA30,0261421,6071,749
Chino Hills, CA77,266881,7141,802
Placentia, CA52,1681701,6481,817
Ontario, CA169,3893912,5602,951

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Vancouver, WA169,9823693,0923,460
Cape Coral, FL170,0631271,5671,694
Sioux Falls, SD167,8844502,8573,308
Jackson, MS172,0397084,4235,132
Santa Rosa, CA173,1654091,8402,249
Ontario, CA169,3893912,5602,951
Source: The Ontario, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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