Annual Crime In East Los Angeles (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Los Angeles/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,467 (estimate)2,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Los Angeles/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)706 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,761 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • East Los Angeles crime rates are 73% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Los Angeles are 86% higher than the national average
  • In East Los Angeles you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Los Angeles is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Los Angeles has decreased by 6%

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Compare East Los Angeles, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In East Los Angeles (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is East Los Angeles (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Los Angeles

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Los Angeles is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Los Angeles is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Los Angeles is 1 in 23

      Year Over Year Crime In East Los Angeles (per 100,000 people)

      East Los Angeles police department

      ItemEast Los AngelesCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Pasqual, CA2,01770373443
      Rose Hills, CA3,033101536636
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195145774919
      Sierra Madre, CA11,06763859923
      East Pasadena, CA6,1591608521,011
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      La Habra Heights, CA5,4061111,2191,330
      East Los Angeles, CA124,1917063,7614,467

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hartford, CT124,3201,0663,6024,669
      Kent, WA125,4923484,5844,932
      Santa Clara, CA122,7251622,9073,069
      Abilene, TX122,6124832,8803,363
      Lafayette, LA125,8085344,6105,144
      East Los Angeles, CA124,1917063,7614,467
      Source: The East Los Angeles, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.