National City, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,487
Total Crimes
2,406.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-2.83%
Below National Average
259 out of 461
In California
6,947 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in National City, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in National City is 2,406.5 per 100,000 people. That's -2.83% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -13.20% 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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National City SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
6

How Does National City Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
National City
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,487 2,406.5 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 130 210.4 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 208 336.6 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 364 589.1 441.2 366.7
Burglary 114 184.5 386.1 340.5
Larceny 735 1,189.5 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 274 443.4 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 1,123 1,817.4 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In National City

364.0
Violent Crimes
589.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
60.64%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 169.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in National City each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in National City is 589.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 60.64% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 33.52% higher than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In National City

1,123.0
Property Crimes
1,817.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-13.86%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 55.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in National City each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in National City is 1,817.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -13.86% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -22.04% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

National City Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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