Reported Annual Crime In Seal Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeal Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime574n/a (estimate)2,3222,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeal Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.04.95.3
Rape1n/a4.034.940.4
Robbery4n/a16.2139.6102.8
Assault22n/a89.0265.9248.5
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)113445386
Burglary80n/a323.6479.8468.9
Theft425n/a1,719.21,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft41n/a165.9450.3236.9
Property crime546n/a (estimate)2,2092,5532,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Seal Beach, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Seal Beach, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Seal Beach, CA crime rates are 23% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 18% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Seal Beach, CA has a rate that is 75% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 71% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Seal Beach, CA is 13% lower than its state's mean, and 10% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Yorba Linda, CA66,335601,0551,115
Rossmoor, CA10,8161709731,142
Cudahy, CA24,0733111,0081,319
Placentia, CA51,8601461,4961,642
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,1841331,5191,651
Cypress, CA48,7481251,5781,703
La Mirada, CA49,0381711,7881,959
Seal Beach, CA24,4771132,2092,322

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Seal Beach is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.36 daily crimes that occur in Seal Beach.
  • Seal Beach is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Seal Beach you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Seal Beach has decreased by 7%.

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Seal Beach, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Seal Beach, CA are 1.29 times less than the California average and 1.22 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Seal Beach, CA are 3.93 times less than than California and 3.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Seal Beach, CA are 1.16 times less than than California and 1.11 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Seal Beach (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Seal Beach, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Seal Beach, CA ranks safer than 77% of every city located within California along with 58% 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 Seal Beach, CA. As a result, Seal Beach, CA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Seal Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Seal Beach is 1 in 883
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Seal Beach is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Seal Beach is 1 in 44
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Seal Beach, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Seal Beach, CA, then there is a 1 in 883 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 46. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 44 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Seal Beach, CA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Seal Beach, 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 Seal Beach, CA has increased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Seal Beach, CA has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Seal Beach, CA has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Seal Beach police department

ItemSeal BeachCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4851,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
There are a total of 48 Seal Beach police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.3% less than the California average and 40.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waverly, MI24,4704001,6642,063
Edwardsville, IL24,4641311,1461,277
Starkville, MS24,4571991,9632,162
San Benito, TX24,4473303,9904,320
Ramsey, MN24,441611,2861,347
Seal Beach, CA24,4771132,2092,322
Source: The Seal Beach, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.