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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 40%
Property crime 29%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsUniversity/100k peopleRiverside/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime11,4763,260 (estimate)3,4442,7722,489
Murder17n/a5.14.35.0
Rape139n/a41.737.542.6
Robbery476n/a142.8132.481.6
Assault1,054n/a316.3267.1250.2
Violent crime1,686531 (estimate)506441379
Burglary1,302n/a390.7386.1340.5
Theft6,997n/a2,099.61,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft1,491n/a447.4358.8219.9
Property crime9,7902,729 (estimate)2,9382,3312,110

Key findings

  • University crime rates are 31% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in University are 40% higher than the national average
  • In University you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • University is safer than 40% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Riverside has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In University (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University is 1 in 189
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in University is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in University is 1 in 31

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

      Riverside police department

      ItemUniversityRiversideCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a52051,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.73.6

      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
      March ARB, CA1,145147775922
      Romoland, CA1,7692291,2101,439
      Coronita, CA3,1722391,2611,499
      Eastvale, CA58,2171251,4241,549
      Lakeview, CA2,1492541,3441,598
      Fontana, CA205,2283421,4331,775
      Grand Terrace, CA12,3932921,8732,166
      Riverside, CA318,6785062,9383,444

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Corpus Christi, TX320,0507943,4464,240
      St. Louis, MO316,0301,9276,1838,111
      Lexington-Fayette, KY311,5292972,9983,295
      Pittsburgh, PA305,3055793,0163,595
      Santa Ana, CA333,6054352,0402,476
      Riverside, CA318,6785062,9383,444
      Source: The University, Riverside, 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.