Brea, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,376
Total Crimes
3,179.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
23.79%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in Brea, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Brea is 3,179.4 per 100,000 people. That's 23.79% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 12.43% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,827.8 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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Brea SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Brea
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,376 3,179.4 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 1 2.3 4.4 5.0
Robbery 29 67.0 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 46 106.3 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 83 191.8 447.4 368.9
Burglary 159 367.4 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1,068 2,467.7 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 66 152.5 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 1,293 2,987.6 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Brea

83
Violent Crimes
191.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-48.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 521.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Brea each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Brea is 191.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -48.01% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -57.14% lower than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Brea

1,293
Property Crimes
2,987.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
35.83%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 33.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Brea each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Brea is 2,987.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 35.83% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 25.51% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 per 100,000 people.

Brea 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 Brea

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Fullerton, CA 141,132 3,992 2,828.6 2,593.3 235.2
Lakewood, CA 81,097 2,118 2,611.7 2,278.8 332.9
Yorba Linda, CA 68,794 856 1,244.3 1,180.3 64.0
La Habra, CA 62,769 1,266 2,016.9 1,840.1 176.8
Diamond Bar, CA 56,821 994 1,749.4 1,647.3 102.1
Placentia, CA 52,324 1,024 1,957.0 1,727.7 229.3
Cypress, CA 49,223 762 1,548.1 1,430.2 117.8
La Mirada, CA 49,175 918 1,866.8 1,685.8 181.0
Walnut, CA 30,343 505 1,664.3 1,591.8 72.5
Villa Park, CA 5,904 57 965.4 965.4 0.0
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