Ridgecrest, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
478
Total Crimes
1,641.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-30.03%
Below National Average
139 out of 461
In California
4,941 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Ridgecrest, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Ridgecrest is 1,641.5 per 100,000 people. That's -30.03% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -36.40% 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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Ridgecrest SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Ridgecrest
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 478 1,641.5 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 1 3.4 5.6 6.5
Robbery 19 65.2 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 118 405.2 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 158 542.6 442.0 387.8
Burglary 75 257.6 369.7 314.2
Larceny 200 686.8 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 45 154.5 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 320 1,098.9 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Ridgecrest

158
Violent Crimes
542.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
39.91%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 184.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ridgecrest each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ridgecrest is 542.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 39.91% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 22.74% higher than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ridgecrest

320
Property Crimes
1,098.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-43.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 91.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ridgecrest each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ridgecrest is 1,098.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -43.88% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -48.62% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Ridgecrest 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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