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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 74%
Property crime 13%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Central/100k peoplePasadena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,4793,041 (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 crime613662 (estimate)432441379
Burglary570n/a401.7386.1340.5
Theft2,036n/a1,434.71,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft260n/a183.2358.8219.9
Property crime2,8662,379 (estimate)2,0202,3312,110

Key findings

  • West Central crime rates are 22% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Central are 74% higher than the national average
  • In West Central you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Central is safer than 35% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Pasadena has increased by 1%

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Central

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Central is 1 in 152
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Central is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Central is 1 in 33

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

      Pasadena police department

      ItemWest 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
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195143758901
      East Pasadena, CA6,159158834992
      Bradbury, CA954929181,010
      Temple City, CA36,0841779151,091
      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 West Central, Pasadena, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.