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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 26%
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 peopleOrange/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,364n/a (estimate)1,6912,7722,489
Murder3n/a2.14.35.0
Rape18n/a12.937.542.6
Robbery76n/a54.4132.481.6
Assault83n/a59.4267.1250.2
Violent crime180n/a (estimate)129441379
Burglary387n/a276.8386.1340.5
Theft1,546n/a1,105.61,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft251n/a179.5358.8219.9
Property crime2,184n/a (estimate)1,5622,3312,110

Key findings

  • Orange crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Orange are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Orange you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Orange is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Orange has decreased by 10%

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

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      Daily Crime In Orange (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Orange, CA per 100,000 people. In Orange, the total number of daily crimes is 1.64 times less than the California average and 1.47 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Orange is 3.43 times less than the California average and 2.95 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Orange has a daily crime rate that is 1.49 times less than the California average and 1.35 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Orange (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Orange to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Orange safe? The gauges above illustrate that Orange is safer than 79% of every city located within California along with 59% 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, Orange, CA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Orange

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Orange is 1 in 777
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Orange is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Orange is 1 in 60
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Orange? If you reside in Orange, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 777. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 65 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Orange, is 1 in 60.

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

      Determining whether Orange is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Orange violent crime rates have increased by 14%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for Orange has decreased by 10% in the same time frame.

      Orange police department

      ItemOrangeCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 216 Orange police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.2% less than the California average and 52.4% 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
      Laguna Woods, CA16,34744773817
      Villa Park, CA5,92268753822
      Lake Forest, CA80,65876789865
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,21952829880
      Las Flores, CA5,671143758901
      Mission Viejo, CA96,17868907975
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36262919981
      Orange, CA139,9191291,5621,691

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pasadena, CA140,2684322,0202,452
      Fullerton, CA139,4912662,2522,518
      Killeen, TX138,7453842,2602,644
      Dayton, OH141,1439624,0405,002
      McAllen, TX138,475972,4812,577
      Orange, CA139,9191291,5621,691
      Source: The Orange, 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.