Fullerton, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
3,530
Total Crimes
2,517.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.67%
Above National Average
281 out of 461
In California
7,110 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Fullerton, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fullerton is 2,517.9 per 100,000 people. That's 1.67% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -9.18% lower 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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Fullerton SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Fullerton
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,530 2,517.9 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 2 1.4 4.3 5.0
Robbery 108 77.0 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 183 130.5 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 373 266.1 441.2 366.7
Burglary 318 226.8 386.1 340.5
Larceny 2,479 1,768.3 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 360 256.8 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 3,157 2,251.9 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Fullerton

373.0
Violent Crimes
266.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-27.44%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 375.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fullerton each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fullerton is 266.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -27.44% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -39.70% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fullerton

3,157.0
Property Crimes
2,251.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
6.73%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 44.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fullerton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fullerton is 2,251.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 6.73% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -3.40% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Fullerton 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 Fullerton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Buena Park, CA 82,627 2,307 2,792.1 2,494.3 297.7
Lakewood, CA 80,151 2,068 2,580.1 2,303.2 277.0
La Habra, CA 62,416 1,262 2,021.9 1,797.6 224.3
Placentia, CA 51,756 1,081 2,088.6 1,717.7 371.0
Cypress, CA 49,085 648 1,320.2 1,214.2 105.9
La Mirada, CA 48,702 787 1,616.0 1,439.4 176.6
Brea, CA 44,155 1,522 3,446.9 3,283.9 163.1
La Palma, CA 15,571 319 2,048.7 1,939.5 109.2
Villa Park, CA 5,840 48 821.9 753.4 68.5
La Habra Heights, CA 5,357 83 1,549.4 1,474.7 74.7
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