Pasadena, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
3,435
Total Crimes
2,428.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
3.50%
Above National Average
277 out of 461
In California
6,490 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Pasadena, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Pasadena is 2,428.0 per 100,000 people. That's 3.50% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -5.93% 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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Pasadena SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Pasadena
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,435 2,428.0 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 7 4.9 5.6 6.5
Robbery 118 83.4 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 238 168.2 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 414 292.6 442.0 387.8
Burglary 654 462.3 369.7 314.2
Larceny 2,015 1,424.3 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 352 248.8 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 3,021 2,135.4 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Pasadena

414
Violent Crimes
292.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-24.54%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 341.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Pasadena each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Pasadena is 292.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.54% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -33.80% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Pasadena

3,021
Property Crimes
2,135.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
9.05%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 46.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Pasadena each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Pasadena is 2,135.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 9.05% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -0.17% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Pasadena 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 Pasadena

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Alhambra, CA 83,817 1,726 2,059.2 1,850.5 208.8
La Mirada, CA 48,144 790 1,640.9 1,449.8 191.1
San Gabriel, CA 39,927 600 1,502.7 1,314.9 187.8
Walnut, CA 29,740 364 1,223.9 1,096.2 127.8
South Pasadena, CA 25,299 657 2,596.9 2,494.2 102.8
San Fernando, CA 24,399 340 1,393.5 1,041.0 352.5
San Marino, CA 13,042 250 1,916.9 1,824.9 92.0
Sierra Madre, CA 10,779 100 927.7 797.8 129.9
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