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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 55%
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 peopleSanta Clarita/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,336n/a (estimate)1,0712,7722,489
Murder2n/a0.94.35.0
Rape49n/a22.537.542.6
Robbery89n/a40.8132.481.6
Assault137n/a62.8267.1250.2
Violent crime277n/a (estimate)127441379
Burglary392n/a179.7386.1340.5
Theft1,448n/a663.91,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft219n/a100.4358.8219.9
Property crime2,059n/a (estimate)9442,3312,110

Key findings

  • Santa Clarita crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Santa Clarita are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Santa Clarita you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Santa Clarita is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Santa Clarita has decreased by 15%

Santa Clarita crime map

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

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Compare Santa Clarita, CA Crime

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      Daily Crime In Santa Clarita (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Santa Clarita, CA per 100,000 people. In Santa Clarita, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.59 times less than the California average and 2.32 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Santa Clarita is 3.47 times less than the California average and 2.99 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Santa Clarita has a daily crime rate that is 2.47 times less than the California average and 2.23 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Santa Clarita (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Santa Clarita, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Santa Clarita safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Santa Clarita is safer than 89% of California cities, and 70% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Santa Clarita. At this time, Santa Clarita sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Santa Clarita

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Santa Clarita is 1 in 788
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Santa Clarita is 1 in 106
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Santa Clarita is 1 in 94
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Santa Clarita? If you reside in Santa Clarita, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 788. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 106 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Santa Clarita, is 1 in 94.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Santa Clarita, 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 Santa Clarita has decreased by 6%, the amount of property crime in Santa Clarita has decreased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Santa Clarita has decreased by 15% year over year.

      Santa Clarita police department

      ItemSanta ClaritaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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
      Hasley Canyon, CA1,13562327389
      Bell Canyon, CA2,15969366435
      Santa Susana, CA1,057122643765
      Leona Valley, CA1,582130686815
      Agua Dulce, CA3,541135713848
      Oak Park, CA14,8851688881,056
      Simi Valley, CA126,1261169431,059
      Santa Clarita, CA180,3031279441,071

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newport News, VA181,6065962,5293,124
      Providence, RI178,8514963,0113,507
      Brownsville, TX182,1104212,4692,890
      Worcester, MA183,6776302,0502,680
      Overland Park, KS183,7752271,9292,155
      Santa Clarita, CA180,3031279441,071
      Source: The Santa Clarita, 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.