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Total crime 128%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 138%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEl Segundo/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime889n/a (estimate)5,3542,5812,346
Murder0n/a0.05.66.5
Rape11n/a66.234.238.4
Robbery31n/a186.7113.673.9
Assault72n/a433.6288.7279.7
Violent crime114n/a (estimate)687442388
Burglary172n/a1,035.8369.7314.2
Theft446n/a2,685.91,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft157n/a945.5427.6246.0
Property crime775n/a (estimate)4,6672,1391,958

Key findings

  • El Segundo crime rates are 128% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in El Segundo are 77% higher than the national average
  • In El Segundo you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • El Segundo is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in El Segundo has increased by 27%

El Segundo crime map

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The El Segundo crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in El Segundo as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The El Segundo crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In El Segundo (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in El Segundo, CA per 100,000 people. In El Segundo, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.07 times more than the California average and 2.28 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in El Segundo is 1.55 times more than the California average and 1.77 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, El Segundo has a daily crime rate that is 2.18 times more than the California average and 2.38 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is El Segundo (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is El Segundo safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that El Segundo is safer than 5% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, El Segundo is safer than 6% 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 El Segundo. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that El Segundo is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in El Segundo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in El Segundo is 1 in 146
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in El Segundo is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in El Segundo is 1 in 19
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in El Segundo, California? If you reside in El Segundo, then there is a 1 in 146 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 22. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 19 risk that you will become a victim of crime in El Segundo.

      Year Over Year Crime In El Segundo (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether El Segundo is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in El Segundo has increased by 40% and the rate of property crime in El Segundo has increased by 25%. The total crime rate in El Segundo has increased by 27% year to year.

      El Segundo police department

      ItemEl SegundoCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8151,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.83.63.3
      There are a total of 81 El Segundo police officers. This results in 4.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.4% greater than the California average and 47.1% greater than the National average.

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rolling Hills, CA1,7600326326
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58230649679
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195144696839
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782155751906
      Topanga, CA7,858155751906
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412104807911
      View Park-Windsor Hills, CA11,6402261,0951,322
      El Segundo, CA16,9016874,6675,354

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      South Ogden, UT16,8931391,5411,680
      Maitland, FL16,9111621,6631,825
      White Settlement, TX16,8861431,9802,124
      Five Forks, SC16,9292171,1101,327
      Dyersburg, TN16,8671,2766,7988,073
      El Segundo, CA16,9016874,6675,354
      Source: The El Segundo, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.