Fountain Valley, CA Criminal and Public Records

Looking for criminal information on people in Fountain Valley? BeenVerified can help you locate criminal records, public records and background information on most people. You can search for someone’s public records in Fountain Valley, or review our crime data.

Before searching someone’s records, it is important to remember that the absence of a criminal record does not mean that they have not committed a crime, just that the person has not been charged with a crime. In addition, an arrest or criminal charge is not the same as being convicted of a crime.

Run a Background Check

Try it Yourself! Just enter a name:

Our background check service searches through billions of records and dozens of databases.

Crime in Fountain Valley and California

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, Fountain Valley experienced 66 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 39 reported followed by robbery and rape. Statewide, there were 994.7 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in California, the most common property crime was larceny with 1,120 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about Fountain Valley:


Fountain Valley Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 156th
  • Violent Crimes: 196th (365th per 100k)
  • Murder: 27th (102nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 72nd (291st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 169th (354th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 134th (279th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 145th (163rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 129th (221st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 130th (127th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 169th (269th per 100k)
  • Arson: 55th (240th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 656th
  • Violent Crimes: 567th (3,667th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (400th per 100k)
  • Rape: 189th (1,391st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 447th (3,298th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 318th (1,470th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 621st (2,693rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 462nd (2,513th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 610th (2,727th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 387th (1,270th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (817th per 100k)

In Orange County (2015)

  • Population: 19th
  • Violent Crimes: 20th (23rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 6th (7th per 100k)
  • Rape: 22nd (31st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 20th (21st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 16th (17th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 13th (7th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 12th (6th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 13th (7th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 14th (13th per 100k)
  • Arson: 14th (26th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 56,987
  • Households: 18,842
  • Median Income: $82,367
  • Land Area: 9.072 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.013 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Fountain Valley, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 1
Rape 0 2
Agg. Assault 65 39
Robbery 21 24
Burglary 196 268
Vehicle Thefts 68 129
Arson 1 1

Violent Crimes in Fountain Valley, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 2
Aggravated Assault 39
Robbery 24

Property Crimes in Fountain Valley, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 268
Larceny 1120
Motor Vehicle Theft 129
Arson 1

Larceny in Fountain Valley, CA

Year Larceny
2006 942
2008 1006
2009 873
2010 951
2011 941
2012 1063
2013 835
2014 759
2015 1120

Robbery in Fountain Valley, CA

Year Robbery
2006 36
2008 36
2009 33
2010 28
2011 14
2012 17
2013 20
2014 21
2015 24

California Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 153709 166883
Murder 1699 1861
Rape 19925 22198
Agg. Assault 91803 99349
Robbery 48680 52862
Property Crimes 947192 1024914
Burglary 202670 197404
Larceny 592670 656517
Vehicle Thefts 151852 170993
Arson 0 0

Larceny in the state of California

Year Larceny
2006 666860
2007 652243
2008 650385
2009 615456
2010 600558
2011 596963
2012 635090
2013 621557
2014 592670
2015 656517

Learn about public records in other cities in Orange County :

Location Search

search

Search criminals by name

Access public and criminal data now!