Reported Annual Crime In Cerritos

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCerritos/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,990n/a (estimate)3,9613,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCerritos/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape7n/a13.932.738.6
Robbery46n/a91.6135.0101.9
Assault38n/a75.6253.8237.8
Violent crime91n/a (estimate)181426373
Burglary354n/a704.6504.3491.4
Theft1,324n/a2,635.51,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft221n/a439.9436.8220.2
Property crime1,899n/a (estimate)3,7802,6182,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Cerritos, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Cerritos, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Cerritos, CA is 30% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 39% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Cerritos, CA has 58% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 51% lower than the national average. In property crime, Cerritos, CA is 44% higher than the average of California and is 52% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cerritos is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.85 daily crimes that occur in Cerritos.
  • Cerritos is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cerritos you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cerritos has increased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Cerritos (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Cerritos, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Cerritos, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.30 times more than the California average and 1.39 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Cerritos, CA is 2.35 times less than the California average, and it is 2.06 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Cerritos, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.44 times more than the California average and 1.52 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Cerritos (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Cerritos, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Cerritos, CA has been ranked safer than 44% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Cerritos, CA is safer than 35% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Cerritos, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Cerritos, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cerritos

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cerritos is 1 in 553
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cerritos is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cerritos is 1 in 26
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Cerritos, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Cerritos, CA, then there is a 1 in 553 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 27. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Cerritos, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Cerritos (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Cerritos, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Cerritos, CA has increased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Cerritos, CA has increased by 24%, and the total amount of crime in Cerritos, CA has increased by 23% year to year.

Cerritos police department

ItemCerritosCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rose Hills, CA3,260106650756
Yorba Linda, CA66,335579461,003
La Habra Heights, CA5,398361,0001,036
Walnut, CA29,8221021,0571,159
Rossmoor, CA10,8161629971,160
Cerritos, CA49,5991813,7803,961

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Niagara Falls, NY49,6791,1335,1566,289
Dublin, CA49,6941191,7451,864
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Source: The Cerritos, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.