Annual Crime In Yorba Linda (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYorba Linda/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime856n/a (estimate)1,2442,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYorba Linda/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape6n/a8.739.242.6
Robbery12n/a17.4137.386.2
Assault26n/a37.8266.5246.8
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)64447381
Burglary185n/a268.9416.2376.0
Theft561n/a815.51,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft66n/a95.9392.4228.9
Property crime812n/a (estimate)1,1802,3802,200

Key findings

  • Yorba Linda crime rates are 52% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Yorba Linda are 83% lower than the national average
  • In Yorba Linda you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Yorba Linda is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Yorba Linda has increased by 12%

Yorba Linda crime map

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

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Compare Yorba Linda, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Yorba Linda (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Yorba Linda, per 100,000 residents. In Yorba Linda, the total number of daily crimes is 2.27 times less than the California average and 2.07 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Yorba Linda are 7.00 times less than the California average and 5.95 times less than the national average. For property crime, Yorba Linda has a daily crime rate that is 2.02 times less than the California average and 1.86 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Yorba Linda (higher is better)

      How safe is Yorba Linda, CA when compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Yorba Linda is safer than 92% of the cities in California and 76% 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 Yorba Linda. Overall, Yorba Linda is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Yorba Linda

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Yorba Linda is 1 in 1564
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yorba Linda is 1 in 85
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Yorba Linda is 1 in 81
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Yorba Linda, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1564. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 85 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Yorba Linda is 1 in 81.

      Year Over Year Crime In Yorba Linda (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Yorba Linda is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Yorba Linda violent crime rates have increased by 7%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Yorba Linda has increased by 12% in the same time frame.

      Yorba Linda police department

      ItemYorba LindaCaliforniaNational
      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
      Rose Hills, CA3,033101536636
      Villa Park, CA5,9220965965
      North Tustin, CA26,2081931,0281,221
      Irvine, CA246,992561,2701,326
      La Habra Heights, CA5,4061111,2191,330
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661691,3411,410
      Chino Hills, CA77,266951,3291,424
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362641,1801,244

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Jackson, TN67,1621,0024,2875,290
      Walnut Creek, CA67,5681543,1863,341
      Bossier City, LA67,1528284,3115,139
      New Braunfels, TX67,0972911,4471,738
      Eau Claire, WI67,6542892,4492,738
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362641,1801,244
      Source: The Yorba Linda, 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.