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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 60%
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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 peoplePomona/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,539n/a (estimate)3,6452,5812,346
Murder13n/a8.65.66.5
Rape95n/a62.534.238.4
Robbery271n/a178.3113.673.9
Assault401n/a263.8288.7279.7
Violent crime780n/a (estimate)513442388
Burglary659n/a433.6369.7314.2
Theft3,015n/a1,983.81,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft1,085n/a713.9427.6246.0
Property crime4,759n/a (estimate)3,1312,1391,958

Key findings

  • Pomona crime rates are 55% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pomona are 32% higher than the national average
  • In Pomona you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pomona is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pomona has increased by 8%

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 1.41 times more than the California average and 1.55 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Pomona is 1.16 times more than the California average and 1.32 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Pomona has a daily crime rate that is 1.46 times more than the California average and 1.60 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 16% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Pomona is safer than 14% 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 195
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pomona is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pomona is 1 in 28
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Pomona, California? If you reside in Pomona, then there is a 1 in 195 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 32. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 28 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 decreased by 17%, the amount of property crime in Pomona has increased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Pomona has increased by 8% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Antonio Heights, CA3,09984407492
      Bradbury, CA9540652652
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36247842889
      La Habra Heights, CA5,40646848894
      Chino Hills, CA77,2661329811,113
      Lytle Creek, CA1,0191989601,159
      Walnut, CA30,0261281,0961,224
      Pomona, CA151,8075133,1313,645

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Alexandria, VA151,4731771,5511,729
      Alexandria, VA151,4731831,7291,912
      Pasadena, TX153,2865722,3332,905
      Escondido, CA149,9123731,7692,142
      Lakewood, CO149,7935655,0405,605
      Pomona, CA151,8075133,1313,645
      Source: The Pomona, 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.