Reported Annual Crime In Hermosa Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHermosa Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime629n/a (estimate)3,1473,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHermosa Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape7n/a35.032.738.6
Robbery12n/a60.0135.0101.9
Assault25n/a125.1253.8237.8
Violent crime44n/a (estimate)220426373
Burglary121n/a605.4504.3491.4
Theft423n/a2,116.51,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft41n/a205.1436.8220.2
Property crime585n/a (estimate)2,9272,6182,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Hermosa Beach, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Hermosa Beach, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Hermosa Beach, CA averages 3% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 10% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Hermosa Beach, CA is 48% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 41% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 12% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 18% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Hermosa Beach, CA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hermosa Beach is 10% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.62 daily crimes that occur in Hermosa Beach.
  • Hermosa Beach is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hermosa Beach you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hermosa Beach has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Hermosa Beach (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hermosa Beach, 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 Hermosa Beach, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.03 times more than the state average and 1.10 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Hermosa Beach, CA on a daily bases are 1.94 times less than than California average and 1.69 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hermosa Beach, CA are 1.12 times more than the daily state average and 1.18 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hermosa Beach (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Hermosa Beach, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Hermosa Beach, CA ranks safer than 53% of every city located within California along with 40% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Hermosa Beach, CA. As a result, Hermosa Beach, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hermosa Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hermosa Beach is 1 in 455
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hermosa Beach is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hermosa Beach is 1 in 32
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Hermosa Beach, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hermosa Beach, CA you have a 1 in 455 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hermosa Beach, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Hermosa Beach (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Hermosa Beach, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Hermosa Beach, CA has increased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Hermosa Beach, CA has increased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in Hermosa Beach, CA has increased by 8% year over year.

Hermosa Beach police department

ItemHermosa BeachCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5751,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.63.3
There are a total of 57 Hermosa Beach police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.4% less than the California average and 12% 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
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,568511,2301,281
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,282951,2821,377
Hermosa Beach, CA19,7252202,9273,147

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Bear, DE19,7326153,3173,932
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Converse, TX19,7385331,8052,338
East Northport, NY19,7082349891,223
Old Jamestown, MO19,7453912,2432,634
Hermosa Beach, CA19,7252202,9273,147
Source: The Hermosa Beach, 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.