Pasadena, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
3,479
Total Crimes
2,451.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-1.02%
Below National Average
270 out of 461
In California
7,013 out of 9,891
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 2,451.5 per 100,000 people. That's -1.02% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -11.58% 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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Pasadena SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
5
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 3,479 2,451.5 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 4 2.8 4.3 5.0
Robbery 147 103.6 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 416 293.1 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 613 432.0 441.2 366.7
Burglary 570 401.7 386.1 340.5
Larceny 2,036 1,434.7 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 260 183.2 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 2,866 2,019.5 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Pasadena

613.0
Violent Crimes
432.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
17.80%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 231.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Pasadena each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Pasadena is 432.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 17.80% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -2.10% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Pasadena

2,866.0
Property Crimes
2,019.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-4.28%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 49.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Pasadena each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Pasadena is 2,019.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -4.28% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -13.37% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 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 84,837 1,910 2,251.4 2,061.6 189.8
La Mirada, CA 48,702 787 1,616.0 1,439.4 176.6
San Gabriel, CA 40,422 813 2,011.3 1,768.8 242.4
Walnut, CA 30,108 424 1,408.3 1,282.1 126.2
South Pasadena, CA 25,612 595 2,323.1 2,209.9 113.2
San Fernando, CA 24,621 323 1,311.9 987.0 324.9
San Marino, CA 13,196 222 1,682.3 1,576.2 106.1
Sierra Madre, CA 10,917 94 861.0 723.6 137.4
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