Lomita, CA Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Lomita

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLomita/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime480n/a (estimate)2,3283,0603,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLomita/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a055
Rape2n/a102525
Robbery17n/a82140109
Assault47n/a228232229
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)320402368
Burglary114n/a553605610
Theft231n/a1,1201,6221,899
Vehicle theft69n/a335431221
Property crime414n/a (estimate)2,0082,6582,731

A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lomita, 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 23% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 24% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lomita, CA shows a crime rate that is 20% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 13% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lomita, CA is shown to be 24% lower than the California average and 26% lower than the national average.

The overall crime rate in Lomita is 24% lower than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 6.38 daily crimes that occur in Lomita.
Lomita is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States.
In Lomita you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Lomita has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Lomita (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Lomita, 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 Lomita, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.31 times less than than the California average and 1.33 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lomita, CA is 1.26 times less than than the California average, and it is 1.15 times less than than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Lomita, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.32 times less than than the California average and 1.36 times less than than the daily national rate.

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How Safe is Lomita (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Lomita, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Lomita, CA ranks safer than 50% of every city located within California along with 38% 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 Lomita, CA. As a result, Lomita, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lomita

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lomita is 1 in 313
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lomita is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lomita is 1 in 43

Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lomita, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lomita, CA you have a 1 in 313 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 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lomita, CA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lomita, 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 Lomita, CA has decreased by 30%, the amount of property crime in Lomita, CA has increased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Lomita, CA has decreased by 1% year to year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rolling Hills, CA1,7330581581
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,493441,0761,120
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA41,793711,3631,434
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,078361,4341,470
Ladera Heights, CA7,0721391,3941,533
Lomita, CA20,3193202,0082,328

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spanish Lake, MO20,3134193,4273,846
Shelbyville, TN20,3125762,8063,382
La CaƱada Flintridge, CA20,309581,4731,531
Shelby, NC20,3316173,3463,963
Palm Valley, FL20,3332001,4531,653
Lomita, CA20,3193202,0082,328

Lomita police department

ItemLomitaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506504,711
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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.