For all its sunny charms, California can be a tough place to live.
According to national crime data, its average 187 crimes per square mile are far above the national median of 49.6, and its property crime rate of almost 36 crimes per every 1,000 people soundly beats the national rate of 34. Californians have a 1 in 178 chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime.
Drivers don't fare much better. The rate of motor vehicle theft in California is almost twice the national average, according to...Full Story