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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 11%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOntario/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,949n/a (estimate)2,7002,7722,489
Murder10n/a5.54.35.0
Rape85n/a46.437.542.6
Robbery223n/a121.6132.481.6
Assault341n/a186.0267.1250.2
Violent crime659n/a (estimate)359441379
Burglary710n/a387.3386.1340.5
Theft2,652n/a1,446.61,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft928n/a506.2358.8219.9
Property crime4,290n/a (estimate)2,3402,3312,110

Key findings

  • Ontario crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ontario are 5% lower than the national average
  • In Ontario you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ontario is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ontario has decreased by 9%

Ontario crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Ontario crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Ontario, CA Crime

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      Daily Crime In Ontario (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ontario, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Ontario are 1.03 times less than the California average and 1.08 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Ontario are 1.23 times less than than California and 1.06 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ontario are 1.00 times more than than California and 1.11 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Ontario (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Ontario in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Ontario safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Ontario being safer than 34% of cities in California and 27% of cities across the United States. 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. In conclusion, Ontario ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ontario

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ontario is 1 in 279
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ontario is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ontario is 1 in 38
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Ontario, California? If you reside in Ontario, then there is a 1 in 279 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 43. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 38 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ontario.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Ontario, 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 Ontario has decreased by 8%, the amount of property crime in Ontario has decreased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Ontario has decreased by 9% year over 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
      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 Antonio Heights, CA3,09984444528
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36262919981
      Chino Hills, CA77,2661121,0531,166
      Lytle Creek, CA1,0191981,0471,245
      Walnut, CA30,0261261,2821,408
      Coronita, CA3,1722391,2611,499
      Eastvale, CA58,2171251,4241,549
      Ontario, CA169,3893592,3402,700

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vancouver, WA169,9824803,2423,722
      Cape Coral, FL170,0631161,1211,237
      Sioux Falls, SD167,8844833,0453,529
      Jackson, MS172,0397534,5385,291
      Santa Rosa, CA173,1654821,6162,097
      Ontario, CA169,3893592,3402,700
      Source: The Ontario, 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.