Reported Annual Crime In La Palma

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Palma/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime382n/a (estimate)2,4162,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Palma/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape0n/a0.037.241.7
Robbery7n/a44.3143.298.0
Assault12n/a75.9264.2248.9
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)120449383
Burglary140n/a885.5446.9430.4
Theft190n/a1,201.71,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft33n/a208.7425.9237.4
Property crime363n/a (estimate)2,2962,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in La Palma, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in La Palma, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in La Palma, CA is 18% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 12% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, La Palma, CA has 73% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 69% lower than the national average. In property crime, La Palma, CA is 8% lower than the average of California and is 3% lower than the national average.
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The La Palma crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in La Palma 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 La Palma crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in La Palma is 12% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.62 daily crimes that occur in La Palma.
  • La Palma is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Palma you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Palma has increased by 22%.

Compare La Palma, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In La Palma (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in La Palma, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In La Palma, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.22 times less than the California average and 1.14 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in La Palma, CA is 3.74 times less than the California average and 3.19 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, La Palma, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.09 times less than the California average and 1.03 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is La Palma (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is La Palma, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that La Palma, CA has been ranked safer than 72% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, La Palma, CA is safer than 54% 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 La Palma, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that La Palma, CA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Palma

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Palma is 1 in 833
The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Palma is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in La Palma is 1 in 42
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in La Palma, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In La Palma, CA, you have a 1 in 833 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 44. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in La Palma, CA is 1 in 42.

Year Over Year Crime In La Palma (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether La Palma, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in La Palma, CA has increased by 48% and the rate of property crime in La Palma, CA has increased by 21%. The total crime rate in La Palma, CA has increased by 22% year to year.

La Palma police department

ItemLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3051,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
There are a total of 30 La Palma police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.9% less than the California average and 42.2% 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
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Yorba Linda, CA67,362651,0361,102
Rossmoor, CA10,9331719511,122
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
North Tustin, CA26,2081941,0791,273
Villa Park, CA5,922341,2471,281
La Puente, CA40,3843661,0971,463
La Palma, CA15,8341202,2962,416

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Longmeadow, MA15,83738928965
Manassas Park, VA15,8271249101,034
Grandville, MI15,8421863,8614,048
New Territory, TX15,8431791,0461,225
Lebanon, IN15,8464062,4602,866
La Palma, CA15,8341202,2962,416
Source: The La Palma, 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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