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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 44%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWalnut/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime364n/a (estimate)1,2242,5812,346
Murder1n/a3.45.66.5
Rape1n/a3.434.238.4
Robbery11n/a37.0113.673.9
Assault25n/a84.1288.7279.7
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)128442388
Burglary108n/a363.1369.7314.2
Theft193n/a649.01,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft25n/a84.1427.6246.0
Property crime326n/a (estimate)1,0962,1391,958

Key findings

  • Walnut crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Walnut are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Walnut you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Walnut is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Walnut has decreased by 13%

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

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      Daily Crime In Walnut (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Walnut, CA per 100,000 people. In Walnut, the total number of daily crimes is 2.11 times less than the California average and 1.92 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Walnut is 3.46 times less than the California average and 3.04 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Walnut has a daily crime rate that is 1.95 times less than the California average and 1.79 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Walnut (higher is better)

      Is Walnut safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Walnut to other cities in the state and across the country, Walnut is 87% safer than other cities of California and 67% safer than other cities in the nation. Walnut has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Walnut

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Walnut is 1 in 783
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Walnut is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Walnut is 1 in 82
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Walnut, California? If you reside in Walnut, then there is a 1 in 783 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 92. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 82 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Walnut.

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

      Determining whether Walnut is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Walnut violent crime rates have increased by 2%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 15% year over year. Total crimes for Walnut has decreased by 13% in the same time frame.

      Walnut police department

      ItemWalnutCaliforniaNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Pasqual, CA2,01769336405
      San Antonio Heights, CA3,09984407492
      Rose Hills, CA3,033100482581
      Bradbury, CA9540652652
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36247842889
      La Habra Heights, CA5,40646848894
      East Pasadena, CA6,159158765923
      Walnut, CA30,0261281,0961,224

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Chicago, IL30,0236372,3312,968
      Rochester, NH30,0522272,7272,953
      Matthews, NC30,0541803,1963,376
      Westchester, FL30,0583421,5751,917
      San Pablo, CA29,9915392,7403,279
      Walnut, CA30,0261281,0961,224
      Source: The Walnut, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.