Huntington Beach, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
4,530
Total Crimes
2,244.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-9.38%
Below National Average
238 out of 461
In California
6,644 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Huntington Beach, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Huntington Beach is 2,244.3 per 100,000 people. That's -9.38% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -19.05% 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.

Huntington Beach SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
5

How Does Huntington Beach Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Huntington Beach
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,530 2,244.3 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 2 1.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 99 49.0 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 224 111.0 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 386 191.2 441.2 366.7
Burglary 535 265.1 386.1 340.5
Larceny 3,280 1,625.0 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 329 163.0 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 4,144 2,053.1 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Huntington Beach

386.0
Violent Crimes
191.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-47.85%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 522.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Huntington Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Huntington Beach is 191.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -47.85% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -56.66% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Huntington Beach

4,144.0
Property Crimes
2,053.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-2.69%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 48.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Huntington Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Huntington Beach is 2,053.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -2.69% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -11.93% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Huntington Beach 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 Huntington Beach

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Santa Ana, CA 333,664 8,261 2,475.8 2,040.4 435.5
Garden Grove, CA 172,832 4,414 2,553.9 2,261.7 292.2
Costa Mesa, CA 114,047 4,051 3,552.0 3,278.5 273.6
Westminster, CA 91,086 2,870 3,150.9 2,866.5 284.3
Lake Forest, CA 86,691 750 865.1 789.0 76.1
Lakewood, CA 80,151 2,068 2,580.1 2,303.2 277.0
Yorba Linda, CA 68,225 669 980.6 919.0 61.6
Fountain Valley, CA 55,858 1,216 2,176.9 2,082.1 94.9
Aliso Viejo, CA 52,247 460 880.4 828.8 51.7
Cypress, CA 49,085 648 1,320.2 1,214.2 105.9
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