Westminster, CA Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in Westminster 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, Westminster experienced 303 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 162 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 2,123 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 Westminster:


Westminster Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 81st
  • Violent Crimes: 75th (188th per 100k)
  • Murder: 27th (107th per 100k)
  • Rape: 52nd (175th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 77th (219th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 59th (99th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 62nd (103rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 64th (158th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 54th (78th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 92nd (174th per 100k)
  • Arson: 50th (203rd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 328th
  • Violent Crimes: 344th (2,061st per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (406th per 100k)
  • Rape: 169th (1,189th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 327th (2,348th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 224th (735th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 299th (1,993rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 302nd (2,115th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 298th (2,105th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 237th (679th per 100k)
  • Arson: 112th (769th per 100k)

In Orange County (2015)

  • Population: 10th
  • Violent Crimes: 7th (5th per 100k)
  • Murder: 6th (10th per 100k)
  • Rape: 8th (13th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 7th (7th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 5th (3rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 8th (2nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 8th (4th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 8th (3rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 8th (8th per 100k)
  • Arson: 9th (12th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 92,114
  • Households: 27,309
  • Median Income: $53,455
  • Land Area: 10.042 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Westminster, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 2 1
Rape 20 22
Agg. Assault 98 162
Robbery 74 118
Burglary 381 502
Vehicle Thefts 295 325
Arson 10 6

Violent Crimes in Westminster, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 1
Rape 22
Aggravated Assault 162
Robbery 118

Property Crimes in Westminster, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 502
Larceny 2123
Motor Vehicle Theft 325
Arson 6

Burglary in Westminster, CA

Year Burglary
2006 509
2008 509
2009 406
2010 419
2011 409
2012 466
2013 420
2014 381
2015 502

Agg. Assault in Westminster, CA

Year Agg. Assault
2006 176
2008 128
2009 158
2010 138
2011 155
2012 185
2013 186
2014 98
2015 162

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

Burglary in the state of California

Year Burglary
2006 246464
2007 237025
2008 237835
2009 230137
2010 228857
2011 230090
2012 245767
2013 232058
2014 202670
2015 197404

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