Colton, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,732
Total Crimes
3,145.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
27.01%
Above National Average
357 out of 461
In California
7,980 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Colton, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Colton is 3,145.7 per 100,000 people. That's 27.01% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 13.46% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 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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Colton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Colton
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,732 3,145.7 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 1 1.8 4.3 5.0
Robbery 103 187.1 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 102 185.3 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 215 390.5 441.2 366.7
Burglary 317 575.7 386.1 340.5
Larceny 836 1,518.4 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 364 661.1 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 1,517 2,755.2 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Colton

215.0
Violent Crimes
390.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
6.49%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 256.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Colton each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Colton is 390.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 6.49% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -11.50% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Colton

1,517.0
Property Crimes
2,755.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
30.59%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 36.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Colton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Colton is 2,755.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 30.59% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 18.19% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Colton 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 Colton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
San Bernardino, CA 216,715 11,939 5,509.1 4,190.3 1,318.8
Fontana, CA 215,883 3,833 1,775.5 1,433.2 342.3
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 179,247 3,956 2,207.0 1,928.1 278.9
Corona, CA 170,875 3,773 2,208.0 2,037.7 170.3
Jurupa Valley, CA 110,111 2,811 2,552.9 2,265.0 287.9
Rialto, CA 103,965 3,744 3,601.2 3,028.9 572.3
Upland, CA 77,398 2,119 2,737.8 2,352.8 385.0
Redlands, CA 71,941 2,365 3,287.4 2,930.2 357.2
Eastvale, CA 66,310 1,027 1,548.8 1,423.6 125.2
El Cerrito, CA 25,857 1,452 5,615.5 5,027.7 587.8
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