Glendale, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
3,536
Total Crimes
1,745.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.53%
Below National Average
154 out of 461
In California
5,540 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Glendale, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Glendale is 1,745.3 per 100,000 people. That's -29.53% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -37.05% 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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Glendale SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Glendale
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,536 1,745.3 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 5 2.5 4.3 5.0
Robbery 93 45.9 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 117 57.7 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 231 114.0 441.2 366.7
Burglary 480 236.9 386.1 340.5
Larceny 2,562 1,264.6 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 263 129.8 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 3,305 1,631.3 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Glendale

231.0
Violent Crimes
114.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-68.91%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 877.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Glendale each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Glendale is 114.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -68.91% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -74.16% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Glendale

3,305.0
Property Crimes
1,631.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-22.68%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 61.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Glendale each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Glendale is 1,631.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -22.68% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -30.02% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Glendale 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 Glendale

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Pasadena, CA 141,913 3,479 2,451.5 2,019.5 432.0
Burbank, CA 103,738 2,806 2,704.9 2,522.7 182.2
Alhambra, CA 84,837 1,910 2,251.4 2,061.6 189.8
West Hollywood, CA 37,173 2,192 5,896.8 5,105.9 790.9
South Pasadena, CA 25,612 595 2,323.1 2,209.9 113.2
San Fernando, CA 24,621 323 1,311.9 987.0 324.9
San Marino, CA 13,196 222 1,682.3 1,576.2 106.1
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