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Costa Mesa City, California Crime Analysis

   (County: Orange County)

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Crime in Costa Mesa City, California

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 4 2 1 3 3 6 0 1 1 1 4 4 1
    per 100,000 4 2 1 3 3 5 0 1 1 1 4 4 1
Rape 28 14 42 41 30 30 39 39 27 34 30 32 46
    per 100,000 25 12 38 37 27 27 36 36 25 31 27 28 41
Robbery 155 98 112 113 119 123 77 120 114 93 83 83 94
    per 100,000 140 87 101 102 107 111 70 110 103 84 75 74 84
Assault 203 156 149 127 154 147 142 190 162 112 114 135 111
    per 100,000 183 138 134 115 139 133 129 174 147 101 102 120 99
Burglary 554 511 516 495 596 524 509 516 516 458 524 668 512
    per 100,000 500 453 464 447 536 473 463 474 468 415 471 593 455
Larceny Theft 2,595 2,620 2,665 2,747 2,692 2,449 2,426 2,547 2,557 2,454 2,743 3,050 2,748
    per 100,000 2,343 2,324 2,395 2,479 2,422 2,210 2,209 2,339 2,321 2,222 2,466 2,708 2,442
Vehicle Theft 482 425 405 448 555 407 401 304 248 282 267 361 296
    per 100,000 435 377 364 404 499 367 365 279 225 255 240 321 263
Arson 15 16 14 15 12 11 9 12 14 10 14 24 13
    per 100,000 14 14 13 14 11 10 8 11 13 9 13 21 12
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
98 68 76 71 77 77 65 88 76 60 58 64 63
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
912 893 900 926 964 848 836 845 834 801 887 1,026 892
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
505 480 488 499 520 462 450 466 455 431 472 545 478


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In California

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
102,616 86,846 87,706 66,041 63,500 86,912 123,821 0 80,848 82,147


(updated 2014)



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