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Total crime 1%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 6%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Covina/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,805n/a (estimate)2,6022,8282,580
Murder1n/a0.94.45.0
Rape25n/a23.239.242.6
Robbery150n/a139.1137.386.2
Assault116n/a107.6266.5246.8
Violent crime292n/a (estimate)271447381
Burglary385n/a357.1416.2376.0
Theft1,735n/a1,609.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft393n/a364.5392.4228.9
Property crime2,513n/a (estimate)2,3312,3802,200

Key findings

  • West Covina crime rates are 1% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Covina are 29% lower than the national average
  • In West Covina you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Covina is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Covina has decreased by 6%

West Covina crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In West Covina (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in West Covina, CA per 100,000 people. In West Covina, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.09 times less than the California average and 1.01 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in West Covina is 1.65 times less than the California average and 1.41 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, West Covina has a daily crime rate that is 1.02 times less than the California average and 1.06 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is West Covina (higher is better)

      Is West Covina 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 West Covina to other cities in the state and across the country, West Covina is 50% safer than other cities of California and 37% safer than other cities in the nation. West Covina has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Covina

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Covina is 1 in 370
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Covina is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Covina is 1 in 39
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in West Covina? In West Covina, you have a 1 in 370 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 43. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in West Covina, CA is 1 in 39.

      Year Over Year Crime In West Covina (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for West Covina is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in West Covina has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 7% in West Covina, while property crimes in West Covina have decreased by 8%. Total crime has decreased by 6% year over year.

      West Covina police department

      ItemWest CovinaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
      There are a total of 148 West Covina police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62% less than the California average and 57.8% 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, CA2,01770373443
      San Antonio Heights, CA3,09985453538
      Rose Hills, CA3,033101536636
      Sierra Madre, CA11,06763859923
      East Pasadena, CA6,1591608521,011
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362641,1801,244
      La Habra Heights, CA5,4061111,2191,330
      West Covina, CA107,6342712,3312,602

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centennial, CO107,8621811,7541,935
      Richmond, CA108,3039423,9224,865
      Richardson, TX108,3501132,1112,224
      The Woodlands, TX108,3731891,0891,278
      Pueblo, CO108,3859935,5766,569
      West Covina, CA107,6342712,3312,602
      Source: The West Covina, 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.