Reported Annual Crime In Gardena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGardena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,820n/a (estimate)2,9943,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGardena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a9.94.84.9
Rape24n/a39.532.738.6
Robbery149n/a245.1135.0101.9
Assault122n/a200.7253.8237.8
Violent crime301n/a (estimate)495426373
Burglary319n/a524.8504.3491.4
Theft841n/a1,383.61,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft359n/a590.6436.8220.2
Property crime1,519n/a (estimate)2,4992,6182,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Gardena, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 2% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 5% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Gardena, CA shows a crime rate that is 16% higher than the California average. The crime rate is also 33% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Gardena, CA is shown to be 5% lower than the California average and equal to the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gardena is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.2 daily crimes that occur in Gardena.
  • Gardena is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gardena you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gardena has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Gardena (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Gardena, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Gardena, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.02 times less than the state average and 1.05 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Gardena, CA on a daily bases are 1.16 times more than than California average and 1.33 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Gardena, CA are 1.05 times less than the daily state average and 1.00 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Gardena (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Gardena, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Gardena, CA safer than 26% when compared to other California cities, and 23% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Gardena, CA. At this time, Gardena, CA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gardena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gardena is 1 in 202
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gardena is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gardena is 1 in 34
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Gardena, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Gardena, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 202. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 41 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Gardena, CA is 1 in 34.

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

The year over year crime rate for Gardena, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Gardena, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 8% in Gardena, CA, while property crimes in Gardena, CA have increased by 8%. Crimes in total for Gardena, CA have increased by 8% year over year.

Gardena police department

ItemGardenaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12351,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.63.3
There are a total of 123 Gardena police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.1% less than the California average and 37% less than the National average.

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
Rolling Hills, CA1,68952680732
Ladera Heights, CA7,362139851990
Marina del Rey, CA9,1571499191,068
Rossmoor, CA10,8161629971,160
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,568511,2301,281
Gardena, CA59,6824952,4992,994

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pontiac, MI59,6581,2372,5803,817
Grand Junction, CO59,7314254,4184,842
Mansfield, TX59,757911,5261,617
Cupertino, CA59,7871031,5291,632
West Des Moines, IA59,8151982,1812,380
Gardena, CA59,6824952,4992,994
Source: The Gardena, 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.