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


Crime rates in Westminster by year

Type

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2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.2)
3
(3.3)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.2)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.2)
3
(3.3)
2
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.2)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.2)
4
(4.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(17.7)
23
(25.4)
14
(15.5)
20
(22.1)
22
(24.5)
11
(12.4)
14
(15.7)
17
(19.0)
11
(12.1)
9
(9.8)
13
(14.1)
20
(21.7)
22
(23.7)
31
(33.5)
23
(25.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
110
(121.6)
96
(106.0)
96
(106.1)
117
(129.5)
124
(138.2)
98
(110.4)
93
(104.4)
102
(113.8)
79
(87.0)
88
(95.7)
84
(91.4)
74
(80.2)
118
(127.4)
96
(103.7)
132
(143.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
201
(222.2)
212
(234.2)
238
(263.1)
176
(194.8)
207
(230.8)
128
(144.3)
158
(177.4)
138
(154.0)
155
(170.8)
185
(201.3)
186
(202.4)
98
(106.3)
162
(174.9)
180
(194.4)
122
(132.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
506
(559.4)
535
(591.0)
561
(620.2)
509
(563.5)
533
(594.2)
509
(573.7)
406
(455.9)
419
(467.6)
409
(450.7)
466
(507.0)
420
(457.1)
381
(413.2)
502
(541.9)
529
(571.4)
443
(482.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,061
(2,278.5)
1,786
(1,972.9)
1,769
(1,955.7)
1,664
(1,842.2)
1,766
(1,968.8)
1,782
(2,008.3)
1,701
(1,910.0)
1,848
(2,062.4)
1,815
(1,999.9)
2,086
(2,269.7)
1,720
(1,871.9)
1,534
(1,663.5)
2,123
(2,291.7)
1,854
(2,002.5)
1,987
(2,163.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
480
(530.7)
572
(631.9)
536
(592.6)
421
(466.1)
358
(399.1)
343
(386.6)
224
(251.5)
272
(303.6)
280
(308.5)
323
(351.4)
336
(365.7)
295
(319.9)
325
(350.8)
337
(364.0)
395
(430.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
21
(23.2)
14
(15.5)
27
(29.9)
23
(25.5)
25
(27.9)
12
(13.5)
9
(10.1)
10
(11.2)
4
(4.4)
7
(7.6)
8
(8.7)
10
(10.8)
6
(6.5)
7
(7.6)
14
(15.2)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)288.2274.2272.5248.2264.0225.6207.8224.1212.8235.6215.4188.1252.0250.3253.1

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of California and other state lists there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Westminster, California as of June 17, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Westminster to the number of sex offenders is 1,092 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


City-Data.com crime index in Westminster, CA compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous Westminster, CA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Westminster:

253.1
Garden Grove:

222.3
Stanton:

204.7
Fountain Valley:

166.4
Huntington Beach:

175.8
Seal Beach:

173.5
Cypress:

113.6
Los Alamitos:

157.9
Santa Ana:

276.1
When are crimes committed in Westminster, CA?
Violent crime rate in 2017
Westminster:

172.0
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
Westminster:

186.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Westminster:

177.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Westminster:

119.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Westminster:

161.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Westminster:

162.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Westminster:

147.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Westminster:

157.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Westminster:

156.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Westminster:

142.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Westminster:

213.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Westminster:

186.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Westminster:

206.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Westminster:

199.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Westminster:

204.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Westminster:

220.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Westminster:

226.3
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
Westminster:

269.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Westminster:

269.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Westminster:

275.6
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Westminster:

213.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Westminster:

239.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Westminster:

267.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Westminster:

236.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Westminster:

242.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Westminster:

224.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Westminster:

273.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Westminster:

277.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Westminster:

274.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Westminster:

310.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Westminster:

311.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Westminster:

325.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Westminster:

308.1
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Westminster:

308.8
U.S. Average:

337.2

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
City-data.com crime index
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 113 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.83
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 115 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.85
California average:

2.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 119 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
California average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 123 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 119 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 121 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 133 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 137 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 140 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 146 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 142 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 144 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 138 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 135 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 150 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
California average:

2.42


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Westminster
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 92683.