Monterey, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
999
Total Crimes
3,541.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
50.96%
Above National Average
405 out of 461
In California
7,690 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Monterey, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Monterey is 3,541.4 per 100,000 people. That's 50.96% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 37.21% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 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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Monterey SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Monterey
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 999 3,541.4 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 22 78.0 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 59 209.2 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 96 340.3 442.0 387.8
Burglary 130 460.8 369.7 314.2
Larceny 706 2,502.7 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 67 237.5 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 903 3,201.1 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Monterey

96
Violent Crimes
340.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-12.24%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 293.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Monterey each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Monterey is 340.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -12.24% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -23.01% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Monterey

903
Property Crimes
3,201.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
63.47%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Monterey each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Monterey is 3,201.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 63.47% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 49.66% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Monterey 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 Monterey

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Salinas, CA 155,984 4,347 2,786.8 2,231.6 555.2
Seaside, CA 33,822 570 1,685.3 1,472.4 212.9
Marina, CA 23,147 379 1,637.4 1,434.3 203.1
Pacific Grove, CA 15,451 250 1,618.0 1,443.3 174.7
Del Rey Oaks, CA 1,657 55 3,319.3 3,198.6 120.7
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