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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 69%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleThornton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,250 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)676 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,574 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Thornton crime rates are 71% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Thornton are 78% higher than the national average
  • In Thornton you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Thornton is safer than 8% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Thornton has decreased by 2%

Thornton crime map

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      Daily Crime In Thornton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Thornton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Thornton is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Thornton is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Thornton is 1 in 24

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

      Thornton police department

      ItemThorntonCaliforniaNational
      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.

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      Herald, CA1,059137722859
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      Woodbridge, CA3,8822131,1281,342
      Collierville, CA2,3182171,1471,364
      Thornton, CA9686763,5744,250

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      Thornton, CA9686763,5744,250
      Source: The Thornton, 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.