Reported Annual Crime In Gardena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGardena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,786n/a (estimate)2,9642,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGardena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a6.64.65.3
Rape16n/a26.637.241.7
Robbery218n/a361.8143.298.0
Assault155n/a257.3264.2248.9
Violent crime393n/a (estimate)652449383
Burglary353n/a585.9446.9430.4
Theft678n/a1,125.31,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft362n/a600.8425.9237.4
Property crime1,393n/a (estimate)2,3122,4972,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Gardena, 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 1% higher than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 8% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Gardena, CA shows a crime rate that is 45% higher than the California average. The crime rate is also 70% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Gardena, CA is shown to be 7% lower than the California average and 2% lower than the national average.

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The Gardena crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Gardena 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 Gardena crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gardena is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.12 daily crimes that occur in Gardena.
  • Gardena is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gardena you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gardena has decreased by 1%.

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Compare Gardena, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Gardena (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Gardena, 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 Gardena, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.01 times more than the state average and 1.08 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Gardena, CA on a daily bases are 1.45 times more than than California average and 1.70 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Gardena, CA are 1.08 times less than the daily state average and 1.02 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Gardena (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Gardena, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Gardena, CA safer than 21% when compared to other California cities, and 19% 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 Gardena, CA. At this time, Gardena, CA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gardena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gardena is 1 in 154
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gardena is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gardena is 1 in 34
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Gardena, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Gardena, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 154. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 44 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Gardena, CA is 1 in 34.

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

The year over year crime rate for Gardena, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Gardena, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 32% in Gardena, CA, while property crimes in Gardena, CA have decreased by 7%. Crimes in total for Gardena, CA have decreased by 1% year over year.

Gardena police department

ItemGardenaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12351,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.63.3
There are a total of 123 Gardena police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.1% less than the California average and 36.7% 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
Rolling Hills, CA1,7600317317
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58222918940
Ladera Heights, CA7,195146812958
Marina del Rey, CA9,7821588761,034
Rossmoor, CA10,9331719511,122
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412781,0481,125
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
Gardena, CA59,8986522,3122,964

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Clair Shores, MI59,9161891,1631,352
Pontiac, MI59,9201,0782,5283,606
Lakeville, MN59,786709501,020
Springfield, OH59,7616296,8397,467
Petaluma, CA59,7573821,5521,934
Gardena, CA59,8986522,3122,964
Source: The Gardena, 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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