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Total crime 65%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 66%
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 peopleSierra Madre/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime94n/a (estimate)8612,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape1n/a9.237.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.0132.481.6
Assault14n/a128.2267.1250.2
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)137441379
Burglary29n/a265.6386.1340.5
Theft46n/a421.41,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a36.6358.8219.9
Property crime79n/a (estimate)7242,3312,110

Key findings

  • Sierra Madre crime rates are 65% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sierra Madre are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Sierra Madre you have a 1 in 117 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sierra Madre is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sierra Madre has decreased by 7%

Sierra Madre crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sierra Madre (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Sierra Madre, CA per 100,000 people. In Sierra Madre, the total number of daily crimes is 3.22 times less than the California average and 2.89 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Sierra Madre is 3.21 times less than the California average and 2.76 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Sierra Madre has a daily crime rate that is 3.22 times less than the California average and 2.92 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Sierra Madre (higher is better)

      How safe is Sierra Madre, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Sierra Madre is safer than 90% of the cities in California and 72% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Sierra Madre. Overall, Sierra Madre is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sierra Madre

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sierra Madre is 1 in 728
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sierra Madre is 1 in 139
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sierra Madre is 1 in 117
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sierra Madre? In Sierra Madre, you have a 1 in 728 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 139. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sierra Madre, CA is 1 in 117.

      Year Over Year Crime In Sierra Madre (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Sierra Madre is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Sierra Madre has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 117% in Sierra Madre, while property crimes in Sierra Madre have decreased by 16%. Total crime has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Sierra Madre police department

      ItemSierra MadreCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
      There are a total of 18 Sierra Madre police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.1% less than the California average and 50.1% 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 Pasqual, CA2,01769366435
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      East Pasadena, CA6,159158834992
      Bradbury, CA954929181,010
      Temple City, CA36,0841779151,091
      Cudahy, CA24,1063748981,272
      Walnut, CA30,0261261,2821,408
      Sierra Madre, CA11,067137724861

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      Minnehaha, WA11,0683242,9553,279
      Millington, TN11,0699845,1746,158
      Guthrie, OK11,0631902,1902,380
      Mount Kisco, NY11,0622559751,230
      Halfway, MD11,0725812,4953,076
      Sierra Madre, CA11,067137724861
      Source: The Sierra Madre, 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.