Ridgecrest, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
671
Total Crimes
2,309.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-10.08%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Ridgecrest, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Ridgecrest is 2,309.4 per 100,000 people. That's -10.08% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -18.33% lower 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.

Ridgecrest SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9
Safety
5
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 671 2,309.4 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 1 3.4 4.4 5.0
Robbery 15 51.6 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 124 426.8 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 171 588.5 447.4 368.9
Burglary 123 423.3 416.2 376.0
Larceny 316 1,087.6 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 61 209.9 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 500 1,720.9 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Ridgecrest

171
Violent Crimes
588.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
59.54%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 169.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ridgecrest each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ridgecrest is 588.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 59.54% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 31.54% higher than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ridgecrest

500
Property Crimes
1,720.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-21.76%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 58.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ridgecrest each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ridgecrest is 1,720.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -21.76% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -27.71% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 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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