Protect America’s research team divided all US cities into categories based on size (small, medium, large) Santa Ana fell into the “small cities edition”, which covers cities with populations between 100,000 and 500,000 people. Protect America then analyzed burglary statistics provided by the FBI to determine what cities have the lowest burglary rates. Santa Ana reported a population of 332,848 last year and 803 burglaries.
But is this true for 2015? Protect America used data from last year.
This year has seen crime rise considerably in Santa Ana. There were in fact 2.1 Commercial and Residential Burglaries in Santa Ana from 8/10/2015 – 8/16/2015, according to Crimemapping.com. There were also 25 Vehicle Thefts reported in Santa Ana this week as well as 9 robberies, 41 Petty Thefts, and 11 Thefts from Vehicles.
Do you feel safe in Santa Ana?