Blythe, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
755
Total Crimes
3,868.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
50.62%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Blythe, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Blythe is 3,868.4 per 100,000 people. That's 50.62% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 36.80% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,827.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Blythe SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
9

How Does Blythe Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Blythe
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 755 3,868.4 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 1 5.1 4.4 5.0
Robbery 23 117.8 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 41 210.1 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 71 363.8 447.4 368.9
Burglary 213 1,091.4 416.2 376.0
Larceny 440 2,254.4 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 31 158.8 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 684 3,504.6 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Blythe

71
Violent Crimes
363.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-1.39%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 274.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Blythe each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Blythe is 363.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -1.39% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -18.69% lower than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Blythe

684
Property Crimes
3,504.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
59.34%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Blythe each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Blythe is 3,504.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 59.34% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 47.23% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 per 100,000 people.

Blythe Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Blythe

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Quartzsite, AZ 3,695 120 3,247.6 2,841.7 406.0
Parker, AZ 3,060 122 3,986.9 3,790.8 196.1
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