Irvine, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
4,011
Total Crimes
1,370.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-44.67%
Below National Average
87 out of 461
In California
4,513 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Irvine, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Irvine is 1,370.5 per 100,000 people. That's -44.67% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -50.57% 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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Irvine SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
10
Commute
7

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Irvine
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,011 1,370.5 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 1 0.3 4.3 5.0
Robbery 66 22.6 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 69 23.6 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 188 64.2 441.2 366.7
Burglary 574 196.1 386.1 340.5
Larceny 3,086 1,054.4 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 163 55.7 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 3,823 1,306.2 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Irvine

188.0
Violent Crimes
64.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-82.48%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,556.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Irvine each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Irvine is 64.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -82.48% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -85.44% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Irvine

3,823.0
Property Crimes
1,306.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-38.09%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 76.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Irvine each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Irvine is 1,306.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -38.09% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -43.97% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Irvine 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 Irvine

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
Costa Mesa, CA 114,047 4,051 3,552.0 3,278.5 273.6
Mission Viejo, CA 95,453 931 975.3 907.3 68.1
Lake Forest, CA 86,691 750 865.1 789.0 76.1
Newport Beach, CA 85,325 1,899 2,225.6 2,067.4 158.2
Tustin, CA 80,356 2,259 2,811.2 2,635.8 175.5
Yorba Linda, CA 68,225 669 980.6 919.0 61.6
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
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 48,377 326 673.9 611.9 62.0
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