Reported Annual Crime In Hawthorne

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHawthorne/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,860n/a (estimate)3,2262,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHawthorne/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a5.64.65.3
Rape25n/a28.237.241.7
Robbery275n/a310.2143.298.0
Assault282n/a318.1264.2248.9
Violent crime587n/a (estimate)662449383
Burglary408n/a460.2446.9430.4
Theft1,350n/a1,522.61,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft515n/a580.8425.9237.4
Property crime2,273n/a (estimate)2,5642,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Hawthorne, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Hawthorne, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Hawthorne, CA averages 9% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 18% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Hawthorne, CA is 47% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 73% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 3% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 9% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Hawthorne, CA area.
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Hawthorne crime map

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hawthorne is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.84 daily crimes that occur in Hawthorne.
  • Hawthorne is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hawthorne you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hawthorne has decreased by 8%.

Compare Hawthorne, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hawthorne (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Hawthorne, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Hawthorne, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.09 times more than the California average and 1.18 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hawthorne, CA is 1.47 times more than the California average, and it is 1.73 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Hawthorne, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.03 times more than the California average and 1.09 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Hawthorne (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Hawthorne, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hawthorne, CA being safer than 15% of cities in California and 13% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Hawthorne, CA. In conclusion, Hawthorne, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hawthorne

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hawthorne is 1 in 152
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hawthorne is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hawthorne is 1 in 32
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Hawthorne, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hawthorne, CA you have a 1 in 152 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hawthorne, CA.

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

Determining whether Hawthorne, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Hawthorne, CA has decreased by 7% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Hawthorne, CA has decreased by 8% in the same time frame.

Hawthorne police department

ItemHawthorneCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)13351,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
There are a total of 133 Hawthorne police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 57% less than the California average and 52.3% 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
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58222918940
Ladera Heights, CA7,195146812958
Marina del Rey, CA9,7821588761,034
Topanga, CA7,8581588761,034
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412781,0481,125
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
Hawthorne, CA86,9386622,5643,226

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Carmel, IN86,94018747765
Alafaya, FL86,8684212,5923,013
Suffolk, VA87,0613052,4812,786
Newport Beach, CA86,8131432,4432,585
Whittier, CA86,6303442,8773,221
Hawthorne, CA86,9386622,5643,226
Source: The Hawthorne, 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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