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Crime rate in Garden Grove, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Garden Grove, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Garden Grove, CA

The 2019 crime rate in Garden Grove, CA is 207 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 70.0% U.S. cities. The 2019 Garden Grove crime rate rose by 0% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 6 - an increase of 2 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Garden Grove has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Garden Grove, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Garden Grove:

207.2
Stanton:

159.3
Westminster:

226.4
Fountain Valley:

126.7
Santa Ana:

250.9
Cypress:

98.3
Anaheim:

219.2
Buena Park:

204.5
Los Alamitos:

79.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Garden Grove by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
9
(5.4)
8
(4.8)
3
(1.8)
6
(3.6)
3
(1.8)
2
(1.2)
1
(0.6)
5
(2.8)
5
(2.8)
4
(2.3)
4
(2.3)
5
(2.8)
4
(2.3)
6
(3.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
29
(17.3)
35
(21.0)
20
(12.1)
34
(20.5)
22
(13.2)
19
(11.0)
16
(9.1)
16
(9.1)
17
(9.7)
41
(23.3)
38
(21.6)
22
(12.5)
54
(30.9)
54
(31.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
247
(147.4)
262
(157.4)
248
(149.7)
167
(100.7)
184
(110.7)
171
(98.9)
135
(77.1)
137
(78.1)
124
(70.4)
155
(88.0)
186
(105.5)
220
(125.4)
163
(93.3)
185
(107.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
410
(244.7)
340
(204.3)
338
(204.1)
334
(201.4)
330
(198.5)
257
(148.6)
287
(163.9)
297
(169.3)
260
(147.6)
304
(172.7)
317
(179.9)
355
(202.3)
286
(163.7)
260
(150.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
715
(426.7)
866
(520.4)
828
(499.9)
687
(414.3)
810
(487.1)
717
(414.7)
761
(434.7)
637
(363.0)
646
(366.8)
885
(502.7)
861
(488.6)
840
(478.7)
613
(351.0)
627
(362.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,665
(1,590)
2,638
(1,585)
2,454
(1,482)
2,145
(1,293)
2,318
(1,394)
2,242
(1,297)
2,655
(1,516)
2,221
(1,266)
1,976
(1,122)
2,899
(1,647)
2,789
(1,583)
2,851
(1,625)
2,815
(1,612)
2,778
(1,607)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
785
(468.5)
648
(389.4)
566
(341.7)
474
(285.8)
462
(277.8)
428
(247.6)
601
(343.3)
539
(307.2)
476
(270.3)
649
(368.7)
672
(381.3)
657
(374.4)
612
(350.4)
504
(291.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
33
(19.7)
34
(20.4)
28
(16.9)
21
(12.7)
13
(7.8)
17
(9.8)
21
(12.0)
29
(16.5)
24
(13.6)
25
(14.2)
9
(5.1)
22
(12.5)
15
(8.6)
17
(9.8)
City-Data.com crime index248.7245.5220.6197.7199.2171.2182.9170.9156.2214.7217.4222.3207.1207.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 157 registered sex offenders living in Garden Grove, California as of February 02, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Garden Grove is 1,114 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Garden Grove:

166.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Garden Grove:

164.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Garden Grove:

182.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Garden Grove:

168.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Garden Grove:

158.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Garden Grove:

124.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Garden Grove:

138.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Garden Grove:

130.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Garden Grove:

137.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Garden Grove:

171.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Garden Grove:

178.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Garden Grove:

192.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Garden Grove:

211.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Garden Grove:

224.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Garden Grove:

233.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Garden Grove:

189.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Garden Grove:

203.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Garden Grove:

214.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Garden Grove:

196.7
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Garden Grove:

203.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Garden Grove:

233.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Garden Grove:

234.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Garden Grove:

238.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Garden Grove:

170.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Garden Grove:

182.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Garden Grove:

214.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Garden Grove:

184.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Garden Grove:

208.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Garden Grove:

190.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Garden Grove:

225.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Garden Grove:

241.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Garden Grove:

235.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Garden Grove:

271.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Garden Grove:

230.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Garden Grove:

234.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Garden Grove:

233.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 239 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 213 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 222 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 218 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 217 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.87
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 214 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.86
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 216 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.88
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 212 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.87
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 221 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 229 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 240 (166 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 244 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 244 (165 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 229 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 232 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 233 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 233 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Garden Grove, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 92683, 92703, 92706, 92840, 92841, 92843, 92844, 92845.