Santa Clarita, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,336
Total Crimes
1,071.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.75%
Below National Average
46 out of 461
In California
3,581 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Santa Clarita, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Santa Clarita is 1,071.1 per 100,000 people. That's -56.75% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -61.37% 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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Santa Clarita SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
3

How Does Santa Clarita Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Santa Clarita
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,336 1,071.1 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 2 0.9 4.3 5.0
Robbery 89 40.8 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 137 62.8 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 277 127.0 441.2 366.7
Burglary 392 179.7 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,448 663.9 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 219 100.4 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 2,059 944.0 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Santa Clarita

277.0
Violent Crimes
127.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-65.37%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 787.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Santa Clarita each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Santa Clarita is 127.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -65.37% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -71.21% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Santa Clarita

2,059.0
Property Crimes
944.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-55.26%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 105.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Santa Clarita each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Santa Clarita is 944.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -55.26% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -59.50% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Santa Clarita 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 Santa Clarita

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Simi Valley, CA 126,025 1,334 1,058.5 942.7 115.9
Burbank, CA 103,738 2,806 2,704.9 2,522.7 182.2
San Fernando, CA 24,621 323 1,311.9 987.0 324.9
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