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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 17%
Property crime 32%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLomita/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime378n/a (estimate)1,8202,8282,580
Murder1n/a4.84.45.0
Rape6n/a28.939.242.6
Robbery11n/a53.0137.386.2
Assault48n/a231.1266.5246.8
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)318447381
Burglary64n/a308.1416.2376.0
Theft201n/a967.71,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft47n/a226.3392.4228.9
Property crime312n/a (estimate)1,5022,3802,200

Key findings

  • Lomita crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lomita are 17% lower than the national average
  • In Lomita you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lomita is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lomita has decreased by 17%

Lomita crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lomita (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Lomita for every 100,000 residents. The Lomita total amount of daily crime is 1.55 times less than the California average and 1.42 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lomita, is 1.41 times less than the California average, and it is 1.20 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Lomita has a daily crime average that is 1.58 times less than the California average and 1.46 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Lomita (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Lomita to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Lomita safe? The gauges above illustrate that Lomita is safer than 56% of every city located within California along with 41% 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. As a result, Lomita, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lomita

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lomita is 1 in 315
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lomita is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lomita is 1 in 55
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Lomita, California you have a 1 in 315 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 67 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lomita.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lomita, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Lomita has increased by 18%, the amount of property crime in Lomita has decreased by 22%, and the total amount of crime in Lomita has decreased by 17% year over year.

      Lomita police department

      ItemLomitaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rolling Hills, CA1,7600265265
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58244767811
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195145774919
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41275916991
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782157835992
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331709071,077
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      Lomita, CA20,6523181,5021,820

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Birmingham, MI20,65347643690
      Hayesville, OR20,6534104,1444,553
      Milwaukie, OR20,6431721,4801,653
      Gardner, KS20,6672551,4041,659
      Wade Hampton, SC20,6734042,4972,901
      Lomita, CA20,6523181,5021,820
      Source: The Lomita, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.