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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 31%
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 peoplePomona/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,148n/a (estimate)3,3702,7722,489
Murder12n/a7.94.35.0
Rape101n/a66.137.542.6
Robbery342n/a223.9132.481.6
Assault485n/a317.5267.1250.2
Violent crime940n/a (estimate)615441379
Burglary816n/a534.1386.1340.5
Theft2,529n/a1,655.41,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft863n/a564.9358.8219.9
Property crime4,208n/a (estimate)2,7542,3312,110

Key findings

  • Pomona crime rates are 35% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pomona are 62% higher than the national average
  • In Pomona you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pomona is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pomona has decreased by 7%

Pomona crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pomona (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Pomona, CA per 100,000 people. In Pomona, the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times more than the California average and 1.35 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Pomona is 1.39 times more than the California average and 1.62 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Pomona has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times more than the California average and 1.31 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Pomona (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Pomona safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Pomona is safer than 13% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Pomona is safer than 12% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Pomona. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Pomona is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pomona

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pomona is 1 in 163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pomona is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pomona is 1 in 30
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Pomona, California? If you reside in Pomona, then there is a 1 in 163 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 37. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 30 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pomona.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pomona, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Pomona has increased by 8%, the amount of property crime in Pomona has decreased by 10%, and the total amount of crime in Pomona has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Pomona police department

      ItemPomonaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)25751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
      There are a total of 257 Pomona police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53% less than the California average and 47.8% 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
      San Antonio Heights, CA3,09984444528
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36262919981
      Bradbury, CA954929181,010
      Chino Hills, CA77,2661121,0531,166
      Lytle Creek, CA1,0191981,0471,245
      Walnut, CA30,0261261,2821,408
      Coronita, CA3,1722391,2611,499
      Pomona, CA151,8076152,7543,370

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Alexandria, VA151,4731771,5511,729
      Pasadena, TX153,2865462,5123,058
      Escondido, CA149,9123501,5491,899
      Lakewood, CO149,7934322,9383,371
      Kansas City, KS149,7556353,5774,213
      Pomona, CA151,8076152,7543,370
      Source: The Pomona, 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.