Reported Annual Crime In Pasadena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePasadena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,520n/a (estimate)2,4632,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePasadena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a5.64.65.3
Rape51n/a35.737.241.7
Robbery202n/a141.4143.298.0
Assault313n/a219.0264.2248.9
Violent crime574n/a (estimate)402449383
Burglary745n/a521.4446.9430.4
Theft1,842n/a1,289.11,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft359n/a251.2425.9237.4
Property crime2,946n/a (estimate)2,0622,4972,362
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Pasadena, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Pasadena, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Pasadena, CA averages 16% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 10% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Pasadena, CA is 11% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 5% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 17% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 13% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Pasadena, CA area.

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pasadena is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.75 daily crimes that occur in Pasadena.
  • Pasadena is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pasadena you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pasadena has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Pasadena (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Pasadena, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Pasadena, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.20 times less than the California average and 1.11 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Pasadena, CA is 1.12 times less than the California average and 1.05 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Pasadena, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.21 times less than the California average and 1.15 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Pasadena (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Pasadena, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Pasadena, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Pasadena, CA is 47% safer than other cities of California and 36% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Pasadena, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Pasadena, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pasadena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pasadena is 1 in 249
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pasadena is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pasadena is 1 in 41
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Pasadena, 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 Pasadena, CA, then there is a 1 in 249 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 49. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 41 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pasadena, CA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Pasadena, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Pasadena, CA has increased by 33% and the rate of property crime in Pasadena, CA has decreased by 21%. The total crime rate in Pasadena, CA has decreased by 15% year to year.

Pasadena police department

ItemPasadenaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)33151,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.63.3
There are a total of 331 Pasadena police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.3% less than the California average and 27% 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 Pasqual, CA2,01770392462
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Bradbury, CA95492646738
Ladera Heights, CA7,195146812958
Sierra Madre, CA11,067729751,047
East Pasadena, CA6,1591618931,054
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
Pasadena, CA140,2684022,0622,463

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orange, CA139,9191541,8311,985
Fullerton, CA139,4912072,7902,997
Dayton, OH141,1438794,3405,219
Killeen, TX138,7457662,8163,582
McAllen, TX138,4751442,7802,924
Pasadena, CA140,2684022,0622,463
Source: The Pasadena, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.