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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 31%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; 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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWashington Square/100k peopleSanta Ana/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7,9611,878 (estimate)2,3742,8282,580
Murder21n/a6.34.45.0
Rape230n/a68.639.242.6
Robbery499n/a148.8137.386.2
Assault821n/a244.8266.5246.8
Violent crime1,571371 (estimate)468447381
Burglary910n/a271.3416.2376.0
Theft3,931n/a1,172.01,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft1,549n/a461.8392.4228.9
Property crime6,3901,508 (estimate)1,9052,3802,200

Key findings

  • Washington Square crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Washington Square are 3% lower than the national average
  • In Washington Square you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Washington Square is safer than 60% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Santa Ana has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Washington Square (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Washington Square

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Washington Square is 1 in 270
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Washington Square is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Washington Square is 1 in 54

      Year Over Year Crime In Santa Ana (per 100,000 people)

      Santa Ana police department

      ItemWashington SquareSanta AnaCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a57851,506
      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
      Laguna Woods, CA16,34762666728
      Las Flores, CA5,671145774919
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,21982853935
      Villa Park, CA5,9220965965
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331709071,077
      Lake Forest, CA80,6581868921,079
      Mission Viejo, CA96,1781179721,089
      Santa Ana, CA333,6054681,9052,374

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Anaheim, CA346,7763362,4532,789
      Corpus Christi, TX320,0507573,6444,401
      Riverside, CA318,6785093,0893,599
      Honolulu, HI349,5972502,9413,191
      Aurora, CO351,1317282,9833,712
      Santa Ana, CA333,6054681,9052,374
      Source: The Washington Square, Santa Ana, 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.