Reported Annual Crime In Hermosa Beach

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 peopleHermosa Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime618n/a (estimate)3,1162,9462,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHermosa Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape4n/a20.237.241.7
Robbery7n/a35.3143.298.0
Assault17n/a85.7264.2248.9
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)141449394
Burglary116n/a584.8446.9430.4
Theft426n/a2,147.61,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft48n/a242.0425.9237.4
Property crime590n/a (estimate)2,9742,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Hermosa Beach, 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 Hermosa Beach, 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 Hermosa Beach, CA averages 6% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 13% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Hermosa Beach, CA is 69% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 64% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 19% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 26% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Hermosa Beach, CA area.
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The Hermosa Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hermosa Beach 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 Hermosa Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hermosa Beach is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.54 daily crimes that occur in Hermosa Beach.
  • Hermosa Beach is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hermosa Beach you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hermosa Beach has decreased by 1%.

Compare Hermosa Beach, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hermosa Beach (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hermosa Beach, 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 Hermosa Beach, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.06 times more than the state average and 1.13 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Hermosa Beach, CA on a daily bases are 3.18 times less than than California average and 2.79 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hermosa Beach, CA are 1.19 times more than the daily state average and 1.26 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hermosa Beach (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Hermosa Beach, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Hermosa Beach, CA ranks safer than 57% of every city located within California along with 42% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Hermosa Beach, CA. As a result, Hermosa Beach, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hermosa Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hermosa Beach is 1 in 709
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hermosa Beach is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hermosa Beach is 1 in 33
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Hermosa Beach, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hermosa Beach, CA you have a 1 in 709 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 34 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hermosa Beach, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Hermosa Beach (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Hermosa Beach, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Hermosa Beach, CA has decreased by 36%, while the property crime rate in Hermosa Beach, CA has increased by 2% year over year. The number of total crimes in Hermosa Beach, CA has decreased by 1% year over year.

Hermosa Beach police department

ItemHermosa BeachCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5751,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.63.3
There are a total of 57 Hermosa Beach police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.4% less than the California average and 11.6% 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
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412781,0481,125
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
View Park-Windsor Hills, CA11,6402301,2791,508
Hermosa Beach, CA19,7261412,9743,116

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fairwood, WA19,7242352,4502,685
North Bellmore, NY19,7202209351,155
Universal City, TX19,7333732,8263,198
Painesville, OH19,7353793,0803,459
Stevenson Ranch, CA19,7371871,0411,228
Hermosa Beach, CA19,7261412,9743,116
Source: The Hermosa Beach, 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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