Reported Annual Crime In Bell Gardens

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBell Gardens/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime849n/a (estimate)1,9782,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBell Gardens/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a4.74.65.3
Rape5n/a11.637.241.7
Robbery47n/a109.5143.298.0
Assault46n/a107.2264.2248.9
Violent crime100n/a (estimate)233449383
Burglary87n/a202.7446.9430.4
Theft342n/a796.61,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft320n/a745.4425.9237.4
Property crime749n/a (estimate)1,7452,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Bell Gardens, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Bell Gardens, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Bell Gardens, CA is 33% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 28% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Bell Gardens, CA has 48% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 39% lower than the national average. In property crime, Bell Gardens, CA is 30% lower than the average of California and is 26% lower than the national average.
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The Bell Gardens crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bell Gardens as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Bell Gardens crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bell Gardens is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.42 daily crimes that occur in Bell Gardens.
  • Bell Gardens is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bell Gardens you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bell Gardens has decreased by 7%.

Compare Bell Gardens, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bell Gardens (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bell Gardens, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Bell Gardens, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.49 times less than the California average and 1.39 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bell Gardens, CA is 1.93 times less than the California average and 1.64 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bell Gardens, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.43 times less than the California average and 1.35 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bell Gardens (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bell Gardens, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Bell Gardens, CA safer than 70% when compared to other California cities, and 50% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bell Gardens, CA. At this time, Bell Gardens, CA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bell Gardens

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bell Gardens is 1 in 430
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bell Gardens is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bell Gardens is 1 in 51
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bell Gardens, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Bell Gardens, CA, you have a 1 in 430 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 58. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bell Gardens, CA is 1 in 51.

Year Over Year Crime In Bell Gardens (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bell Gardens, 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 Bell Gardens, CA has decreased by 26%, the amount of property crime in Bell Gardens, CA has decreased by 3%, and the total amount of crime in Bell Gardens, CA has decreased by 7% year to year.

Bell Gardens police department

ItemBell GardensCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6551,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
There are a total of 65 Bell Gardens police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57.9% less than the California average and 53.3% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rolling Hills, CA1,7600317317
San Pasqual, CA2,01770392462
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Bradbury, CA95492646738
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58222918940
Ladera Heights, CA7,195146812958
Sierra Madre, CA11,067729751,047
Bell Gardens, CA42,8052331,7451,978

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Moline, IL42,8055333,2423,775
Salem, MA42,8042672,1922,459
Hicksville, NY42,8562851,2071,492
San Bruno, CA42,7362802,5812,861
Belleville, IL42,7295113,3393,850
Bell Gardens, CA42,8052331,7451,978
Source: The Bell Gardens, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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