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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 12%
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 peopleOrange/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,576n/a (estimate)1,8552,5812,346
Murder4n/a2.95.66.5
Rape14n/a10.134.238.4
Robbery54n/a38.9113.673.9
Assault108n/a77.8288.7279.7
Violent crime180n/a (estimate)130442388
Burglary504n/a363.0369.7314.2
Theft1,468n/a1,057.31,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft424n/a305.4427.6246.0
Property crime2,396n/a (estimate)1,7262,1391,958

Key findings

  • Orange crime rates are 21% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Orange are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Orange you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Orange is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Orange has increased 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 1.39 times less than the California average and 1.26 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Orange is 3.41 times less than the California average and 2.99 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Orange has a daily crime rate that is 1.24 times less than the California average and 1.13 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 76% of every city located within California along with 55% 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 772
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Orange is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Orange is 1 in 54
      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 772. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 58 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 54.

      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 1%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 10% year over year. Total crimes for Orange has increased 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
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,21955755810
      Las Flores, CA5,671144696839
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36247842889
      La Habra Heights, CA5,40646848894
      Villa Park, CA5,9220899899
      Mission Viejo, CA96,17875903978
      Rossmoor, CA10,933168815983
      Orange, CA139,9191301,7261,855

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Pasadena, CA140,2682932,1352,428
      Fullerton, CA139,4913042,4012,704
      Killeen, TX138,7453842,2602,644
      Killeen, TX138,7456691,4812,150
      Dayton, OH141,1431,0863,8454,932
      Orange, CA139,9191301,7261,855
      Source: The Orange, 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.