Fullerton California Crimes Statistics, Arrest Records and Population Information
Did you know that Fullerton was founded in 1887? It is a town in Southern California in the northern part of Orange County. The climate over there is dry. Summers are warm, and average daily temperatures are in the 80s. During winter, the temperature averages fall between the 60s and 70s.
Fullerton has a lot of free parking. There are more than 2,500 free parking spots in Fullerton downtown. If you love shopping and fine dining, you can enjoy it all without worrying about running back to slide more coins into the parking meter.
Plenty of famous name such as The Offspring, The Adolescents, Social Distortion and so on got their start in Fullerton. Live music is everywhere and a big part of the culture in Fullerton. It’s not all about the music though, SoCo has been given the name of “Bourbon Street West” by the OC Weekly because more than 30 new restaurants have been opened in the last five years in SoCo.
Fullerton California Population Information
The total size of the population in Fullerton is 139,491. The amount of males in the population is 49.3%, and the amount of females is 50.7%. Senior citizens make up 12.4% of the population and the employed population when you look at people over 16 years of age is 65,741 strong. The age of the population is 35.
When you look at families, the average household size is 3 with 46.6% of people being married in Fullerton, California.
39.5% of people have a bachelor’s degree or higher. The median earning of people who are older than 25 is $39,494. When you look at the median earnings of those with and without a high school degree, they are $26,604 and $20,008 respectively.
The median family income is $79,673, and the percentage of people above the poverty level is 84.7%.
Fullerton California Crime Statistics
It is important to know that you cannot compare a city’s crime rate to another city’s without accounting for the differences in population. It’s also important to note that the reported crime rate might be very different from the actual crime rate as many crimes such as forcible rape are notorious for being underreported. Crimes such as motor vehicle theft are notorious for having higher reporting rates.
In 2015, Fullerton saw 389 reported violent crimes as well as 3893 reported property crimes. The state of California had 166,883 reported violent crimes as well as 1,024,914 reported property crimes. When you look at the data, you will see that Fullerton is 232nd in California when you look at the number of violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Let us look at the information from 2006 and compare it to the information from 2015 to see if the crime is rising or falling.
The data from 2006 is as follows –
- Murder – 2
- Rape – 47
- Aggravated Assault – 248
- Robbery – 172
- Burglary – 764
- Vehicle Thefts – 611
- Arson - 25
The data from 2015 is as follows –
- Murder – 0
- Rape – 66
- Aggravated Assault – 213
- Robbery – 110
- Burglary – 468
- Vehicle Thefts – 467
- Arson – 15
It is disturbing to see that cases of Rape have shot up from 2006 to 2015. However, the rest of the data indicates that there is less crime being reported. The authorities deserve to be commended for their excellent work in ensuring public order and safety.
National trends aren't indicative of local criminal activity. As always, a clear head and a little bit of common sense go a long way in making sure that you stay safe no matter where you are. Crime in the United States and the rest of the world has been decreasing over the years. Let's hope that trend continues.
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