Reported Annual Crime In Rancho Palos Verdes

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRancho Palos Verdes/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime592n/a (estimate)1,3773,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRancho Palos Verdes/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.34.84.9
Rape4n/a9.332.738.6
Robbery12n/a27.9135.0101.9
Assault24n/a55.8253.8237.8
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)95426373
Burglary207n/a481.5504.3491.4
Theft305n/a709.41,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft39n/a90.7436.8220.2
Property crime551n/a (estimate)1,2822,6182,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Rancho Palos Verdes, 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 55% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 52% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA shows a crime rate that is 78% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 74% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is shown to be 51% lower than the California average and 48% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rancho Palos Verdes is 52% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.77 daily crimes that occur in Rancho Palos Verdes.
  • Rancho Palos Verdes is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rancho Palos Verdes you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rancho Palos Verdes has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Rancho Palos Verdes (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rancho Palos Verdes, 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 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 2.21 times less than the state average and 2.08 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA on a daily bases are 4.47 times less than than California average and 3.91 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA are 2.04 times less than the daily state average and 1.94 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Rancho Palos Verdes (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Rancho Palos Verdes, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Rancho Palos Verdes, CA being safer than 89% of cities in California and 74% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. In conclusion, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rancho Palos Verdes

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rancho Palos Verdes is 1 in 1049
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rancho Palos Verdes is 1 in 79
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rancho Palos Verdes is 1 in 73
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Rancho Palos Verdes, 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 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1049. 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 79 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 Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is 1 in 73.

Year Over Year Crime In Rancho Palos Verdes (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA has increased by 70%, while the property crime rate in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA has increased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA has increased by 18% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Rancho Palos Verdes police department

ItemRancho Palos VerdesCaliforniaNational
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
Rolling Hills, CA1,68952680732
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,568511,2301,281
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,1841081,3141,422
Cudahy, CA24,0733201,2581,577
Torrance, CA147,1811431,9302,074
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,282951,2821,377

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Salem, MA42,3212903,0243,314
Smyrna, TN42,2354012,7133,114
Cleveland, TN42,3318436,0696,912
Burlington, VT42,3422353,4393,674
North Lauderdale, FL42,3545582,4192,977
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,282951,2821,377
Source: The Rancho Palos Verdes, 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.