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ORANGE County, CA | Crime Rates

ORANGE is a county located in CA, and has a population of 122,583. This region is policed by ORANGE COUNTY.

ORANGE County has an overall crime rate of 2,130 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the safest regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in ORANGE County is 1 in 47 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for ORANGE County for the previous 2 years was 2,155 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for ORANGE County has been decreasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) ORANGE USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 2,130 4,506
Murder Rate 1.1 6
Robbery Rate 34 148
Rape Rate 9 30
Assault Rate 1,025 644
Burglary Rate 226 726
Forced Entry Rate 108 417
Larceny Rate 763 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 73 362

Policing Statistics

Overall Clearance 59% 28%
Homicide Clearance 91% 56%
Assault Clearance 100% 52%
Rape Clearance 78% 38%
Robbery Clearance 44% 23%
Burglary Clearance 15% 12%
Larceny Clearance 13% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 27% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 77 sex offender(s) in ORANGE County. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 63 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in ORANGE County. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for California see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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Crime Statistics News

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