Reported Annual Crime In Los Angeles

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLos Angeles/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime118,659n/a (estimate)2,9943,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLos Angeles/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder282n/a7.14.84.9
Rape2,209n/a55.732.738.6
Robbery8,952n/a225.9135.0101.9
Assault13,713n/a346.0253.8237.8
Violent crime25,156n/a (estimate)635426373
Burglary16,160n/a407.8504.3491.4
Theft61,191n/a1,544.21,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft16,152n/a407.6436.8220.2
Property crime93,503n/a (estimate)2,3602,6182,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Los Angeles, CA. All reported Los Angeles, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Los Angeles, CA overall crime rate is 2% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 5% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Los Angeles, CA, the rate is 49% higher than compared to the California average, and 70% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Los Angeles, CA comes in at 10% lower than to the average seen in California, and 5% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Los Angeles is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.2 daily crimes that occur in Los Angeles.
  • Los Angeles is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Los Angeles you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Los Angeles has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Los Angeles (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.02 times less than the California average and 1.05 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Los Angeles, CA is 1.49 times more than the California average, and it is 1.70 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Los Angeles, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.11 times less than the California average and 1.05 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Los Angeles (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Los Angeles, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Los Angeles, CA safer than 16% when compared to other California cities, and 16% 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 Los Angeles, CA. At this time, Los Angeles, CA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Los Angeles

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Los Angeles is 1 in 158
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Los Angeles is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Los Angeles is 1 in 34
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Los Angeles, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Los Angeles, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 158. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 43 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Los Angeles, CA is 1 in 34.

Year Over Year Crime In Los Angeles (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Los Angeles, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Los Angeles, CA has increased by 29% and the rate of property crime in Los Angeles, CA has increased by 11%. The total crime rate in Los Angeles, CA has increased by 14% year to year.

Los Angeles police department

ItemLos AngelesCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12,95651,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.43.63.3
There are a total of 12,956 Los Angeles police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7% less than the California average and 2.9% greater 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
San Pasqual, CA2,14367411477
Rose Hills, CA3,260106650756
East Pasadena, CA6,123139851990
Ladera Heights, CA7,362139851990
Marina del Rey, CA9,1571499191,068
Los Angeles, CA3,862,2106352,3602,994

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chicago, IL2,712,6089042,9463,850
Houston, TX2,167,9889674,3985,364
Philadelphia, PA1,546,9201,0293,1474,176
Phoenix, AZ1,490,7585943,4914,085
San Antonio, TX1,385,4385875,0305,617
Los Angeles, CA3,862,2106352,3602,994
Source: The Los Angeles, 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.