Torrance, CA Crime Rates & Statistics

Torrance crime information

StatisticTorrance /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime127402368
Property crime1,8882,6582,731
Total crime index2,0153,0603,099
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  • The Torrance crime index is 34% lower than the California average and and the California crime index is 1% lower than the National average.
  • The Torrance violent crime rate is 68% 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 28% lower than the California average and and the California property crime rate is 2% lower than the National average.

Torrance police department

ItemTorranceCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)30851,506504,711
Police officers /1000 residents2.13.63.3
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There are a total of 308 Torrance police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.3% less than the California average and 36.2% less than the National average.

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  • Torrance is safer than 75.6% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Torrance is less than 88% 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 789.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Torrance is 1 in 53.

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Torrance violent crime breakdown

CrimeTorranceTorrance /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Murder1155
Rape16112525
Robbery7652140109
Assault9464232229

Torrance property crime breakdown

CrimeTorranceTorrance /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Burglary591401605610
Theft1,8331,2421,6221,899
Vehichle theft362245431221

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.

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Neighborhoods in & around Torrance, CA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Hollywood Riviera, Torrance892.7
West Torrance, Torrance880.8
Walteria, Torrance872.9
Playa Del Ray, Los Angeles8710.5
South East Torrance, Torrance872.1
Park Estates, Long Beach8712.8
Venice, Los Angeles8612.5
Westchester, Los Angeles868.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Belmont Shore, Long Beach8612.8
Old Town, Torrance861.3
Bixby Knolls, Long Beach869.1
Belmont Heights, Long Beach8612
North Torrance, Torrance852.6
Alamitos Heights, Long Beach8513.1
Mar Vista, Los Angeles8513.4
Los Altos, Long Beach8512.9
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Cities near Torrance, CA

CityScoreMiles
Hidden Hills, CA8928.7
Rolling Hills Estates, CA883.5
Agoura Hills, CA8832.6
Santa Susana, CA8836.8
Irvine, CA8833.1
Aliso Viejo, CA8839.7
Yorba Linda, CA8730.5
La CaƱada Flintridge, CA8726.9
CityScoreMiles
Thousand Oaks, CA8736.7
Laguna Niguel, CA8742.4
Westlake Village, CA8734.3
Ladera Heights, CA8710.6
Chino Hills, CA8736.5
Newport Beach, CA8728
Marina del Rey, CA8711.8
Palos Verdes Estates, CA863.7
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