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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 11%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsEast Central/100k peoplePasadena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,4792,206 (estimate)2,4522,7722,489
Murder4n/a2.84.35.0
Rape46n/a32.437.542.6
Robbery147n/a103.6132.481.6
Assault416n/a293.1267.1250.2
Violent crime613326 (estimate)432441379
Burglary570n/a401.7386.1340.5
Theft2,036n/a1,434.71,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft260n/a183.2358.8219.9
Property crime2,8661,880 (estimate)2,0202,3312,110

Key findings

  • East Central crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Central are 14% lower than the national average
  • In East Central you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Central is safer than 65% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Pasadena has increased by 1%

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

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      Daily Crime In East Central (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Central

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Central is 1 in 307
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Central is 1 in 54
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Central is 1 in 46

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

      Pasadena police department

      ItemEast CentralPasadenaCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a33151,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.6

      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 Pasqual, CA2,01769366435
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      Sierra Madre, CA11,067137724861
      East Pasadena, CA6,159158834992
      Bradbury, CA954929181,010
      Temple City, CA36,0841779151,091
      Cudahy, CA24,1063748981,272
      Pasadena, CA140,2684322,0202,452

      Cities with similar population

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