Reported Annual Crime In West Hollywood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hollywood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,680n/a (estimate)4,6343,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hollywood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a5.54.84.9
Rape19n/a52.432.738.6
Robbery90n/a248.2135.0101.9
Assault169n/a466.1253.8237.8
Violent crime280n/a (estimate)772426373
Burglary209n/a576.5504.3491.4
Theft1,102n/a3,039.51,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft89n/a245.5436.8220.2
Property crime1,400n/a (estimate)3,8612,6182,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in West Hollywood, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in West Hollywood, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in West Hollywood, CA averages 52% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 62% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in West Hollywood, CA is 81% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 107% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 47% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 55% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the West Hollywood, CA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Hollywood is 62% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.7 daily crimes that occur in West Hollywood.
  • West Hollywood is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Hollywood you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Hollywood has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In West Hollywood (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in West Hollywood, 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 West Hollywood, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.52 times more than the state average and 1.62 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in West Hollywood, CA on a daily bases are 1.81 times more than than California average and 2.07 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in West Hollywood, CA are 1.47 times more than the daily state average and 1.55 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is West Hollywood (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is West Hollywood, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Hollywood, CA has been ranked safer than 9% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, West Hollywood, CA is safer than 9% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than West Hollywood, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Hollywood, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Hollywood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Hollywood is 1 in 130
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Hollywood is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Hollywood is 1 in 22
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in West Hollywood, 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 West Hollywood, CA, then there is a 1 in 130 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 26. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 22 risk that you will become a victim of crime in West Hollywood, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In West Hollywood (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in West Hollywood, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in West Hollywood, CA has increased by 3%, the amount of property crime in West Hollywood, CA has increased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in West Hollywood, CA has increased by 3% year to year.

West Hollywood police department

ItemWest HollywoodCaliforniaNational
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
Ladera Heights, CA7,362139851990
Topanga, CA8,9231499191,068
Marina del Rey, CA9,1571499191,068
La Cañada Flintridge, CA20,477961,3821,479
Maywood, CA27,7032601,2751,535
West Hollywood, CA35,0537723,8614,634

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Merritt Island, FL35,0634192,5522,971
Winter Haven, FL35,0706163,7324,348
East Point, GA35,0701,13410,63011,764
Moorpark, CA35,033989381,036
Olney, MD35,0172361,1941,429
West Hollywood, CA35,0537723,8614,634
Source: The West Hollywood, 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.