Torrance, CA Crime Rates & Statistics

Torrance crime information

StatisticTorrance /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime126423387
Property crime1,8802,7592,859
Total crime index2,0063,1823,246
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  • The Torrance crime index is 36% lower than the California average and and the California crime index is 1% lower than the National average.
  • The Torrance violent crime rate is 70% lower than the California average and and the California violent crime rate is 9% higher than the National average.
  • The Torrance property crime rate is 31% lower than the California average and and the California property crime rate is 3% lower than the National average.

Torrance police department

ItemTorranceCaliforniaNational
Total police officers31856,029511,598
Police officers /1000 residents2.22.22.8
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There are a total of 318 Torrance police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.1% greater than the California average and 20.4% less than the National average.

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  • Torrance is safer than 59.3% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Torrance is less than 78% of the cities in California.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Torrance is 1 in 50.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Torrance is 1 in 796.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Torrance is 1 in 54.

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Torrance violent crime breakdown

CrimeTorranceTorrance /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Murder2155
Rape17122127
Robbery9162149113
Assault7551249242

Torrance property crime breakdown

CrimeTorranceTorrance /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Burglary509346646670
Theft1,9571,3301,6701,959
Vehichle theft301205443230

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California62,198181192

There are a total of 62,198 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 181 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Torrance, CA

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
West Torrance, Torrance0.5Wilmington, Los Angeles6.2
Old Town, Torrance1.6West Side, Long Beach7.6
South East Torrance, Torrance2.2Westchester, Los Angeles7.8
North Torrance, Torrance2.5San Pedro, Los Angeles8.1
Hollywood Riviera, Torrance2.9Los Cerritos Area, Long Beach8.2
Walteria, Torrance3.1Terminal Island, Los Angeles8.2
Harbor Gateway, Los Angeles3.3North West Long Beach, Long Beach8.3
Harbor City, Los Angeles3.4Wilmington, Long Beach8.5
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Cities near Torrance, CA

CityMilesCityMiles
Torrance, CA0Gardena, CA4.5
Redondo Beach, CA2.5Palos Verdes Estates, CA4.6
West Carson, CA2.9Carson, CA4.7
Lomita, CA3.2Rolling Hills, CA5.2
Lawndale, CA3.7Manhattan Beach, CA5.2
Alondra Park, CA3.9Rancho Palos Verdes, CA5.5
Hermosa Beach, CA4Hawthorne, CA5.7
Rolling Hills Estates, CA4.4Del Aire, CA5.8
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