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Desert Hot Springs, CA | Crime Rates

Desert Hot Springs is a region located in CA, and has a population of 26,243. This region is policed by DESERT HOT SPRINGS POLICE DEPT.

Desert Hot Springs has an overall crime rate of 7,484 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Desert Hot Springs is 1 in 13 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Desert Hot Springs for the previous 2 years was 7,411 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Desert Hot Springs has been increasing 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) Desert Hot Springs USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 7,484 4,506
Murder Rate 15.1 6
Robbery Rate 210 148
Rape Rate 53 30
Assault Rate 1,631 644
Burglary Rate 2,263 726
Forced Entry Rate 1,318 417
Larceny Rate 2,641 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 671 362

Policing Statistics

Desert Hot Springs USA
Overall Clearance 6% 28%
Homicide Clearance 7% 56%
Assault Clearance 15% 52%
Rape Clearance 6% 38%
Robbery Clearance 9% 23%
Burglary Clearance 3% 12%
Larceny Clearance 4% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 1% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 102 sex offender(s) in Desert Hot Springs. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 389 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Desert Hot Springs. 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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