Reported Annual Crime In Bell

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBell/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime880n/a (estimate)2,4502,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBell/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape17n/a47.337.241.7
Robbery78n/a217.1143.298.0
Assault133n/a370.2264.2248.9
Violent crime228n/a (estimate)635449383
Burglary153n/a425.9446.9430.4
Theft348n/a968.71,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft151n/a420.3425.9237.4
Property crime652n/a (estimate)1,8152,4972,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bell, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 17% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 11% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bell, CA shows a crime rate that is 41% higher than the California average. The crime rate is also 66% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bell, CA is shown to be 27% lower than the California average and 23% lower than the national average.
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The Bell crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bell 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 crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bell is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.71 daily crimes that occur in Bell.
  • Bell is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bell you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bell has decreased by 10%.

Compare Bell, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bell (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bell, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Bell, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.20 times less than the California average and 1.12 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bell, CA is 1.41 times more than the California average and 1.66 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bell, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.38 times less than the California average and 1.30 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bell (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Bell, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Bell, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Bell, CA is 20% safer than other cities of California and 16% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Bell, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Bell, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bell

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bell is 1 in 158
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bell is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bell is 1 in 41
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bell, 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, CA, you have a 1 in 158 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 56. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bell, CA is 1 in 41.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bell, 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, CA has increased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Bell, CA has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Bell, CA has decreased by 10% year to year.

Bell police department

ItemBellCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3951,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.13.63.3
There are a total of 39 Bell police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70.1% less than the California average and 66.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Pasqual, CA2,01770392462
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Bradbury, CA95492646738
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58222918940
Ladera Heights, CA7,195146812958
Sierra Madre, CA11,067729751,047
East Pasadena, CA6,1591618931,054
Bell, CA35,9276351,8152,450

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Goldsboro, NC35,9247515,0135,764
Merritt Island, FL35,9163632,2342,597
Richfield, MN35,9122582,5552,813
Leavenworth, KS35,9487113,5084,219
Pahrump, NV35,8997743,6354,409
Bell, CA35,9276351,8152,450
Source: The Bell, 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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