National City, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,511
Total Crimes
2,448.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
4.37%
Above National Average
279 out of 461
In California
6,524 out of 8,904
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 2,448.5 per 100,000 people. That's 4.37% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -5.13% lower 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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National City SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
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 1,511 2,448.5 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 4 6.5 5.6 6.5
Robbery 99 160.4 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 229 371.1 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 351 568.8 442.0 387.8
Burglary 139 225.2 369.7 314.2
Larceny 760 1,231.6 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 261 422.9 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 1,160 1,879.8 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In National City

351
Violent Crimes
568.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
46.67%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 175.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in National City each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in National City is 568.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 46.67% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 28.67% higher than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In National City

1,160
Property Crimes
1,879.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-4.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 53.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in National City each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in National City is 1,879.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -4.01% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -12.12% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 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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