Reported Annual Crime In Long Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLong Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime17,070n/a (estimate)3,5832,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLong Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder33n/a6.94.95.3
Rape197n/a41.334.940.4
Robbery1,138n/a238.8139.6102.8
Assault1,478n/a310.2265.9248.5
Violent crime2,846n/a (estimate)597445386
Burglary2,988n/a627.1479.8468.9
Theft8,377n/a1,758.11,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft2,859n/a600.0450.3236.9
Property crime14,224n/a (estimate)2,9852,5532,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Long Beach, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Long Beach, 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 Long Beach, CA is 19% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 26% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Long Beach, CA has 34% higher than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 55% higher than the national average. In property crime, Long Beach, CA is 17% higher than the average of California and is 22% higher than the national average.
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The Long Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Long Beach 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 Long Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Long Beach is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.82 daily crimes that occur in Long Beach.
  • Long Beach is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Long Beach you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Long Beach has not changed.

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Long Beach, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Long Beach, CA are 1.19 times more than the California average and 1.26 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Long Beach, CA are 1.34 times more than than California and 1.55 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Long Beach, CA are 1.17 times more than than California and 1.22 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Long Beach (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Long Beach, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Long Beach, CA has been ranked safer than 18% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Long Beach, CA is safer than 15% 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 Long Beach, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Long Beach, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Long Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Long Beach is 1 in 168
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Long Beach is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Long Beach is 1 in 28
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Long Beach, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Long Beach, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 168. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 34 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Long Beach, CA is 1 in 28.

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

A good indicator of whether Long 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 Long Beach, CA has increased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Long Beach, CA has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Long Beach, CA has not changed year over year.

Long Beach police department

ItemLong BeachCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,13151,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.63.3
There are a total of 1,131 Long Beach police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.4% less than the California average and 26% 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, CA1,7600579579
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58229808838
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412639711,034
Marina del Rey, CA9,7821568961,052
Rossmoor, CA10,9331709731,142
Cudahy, CA24,1063111,0081,319
Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,2061331,5191,651
Long Beach, CA469,7935972,9853,583

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Mesa, AZ470,4564292,3452,774
Kansas City, MO471,7671,6554,3576,012
Atlanta, GA456,3781,0845,2496,332
Sacramento, CA484,5307163,0853,801
Virginia Beach, VA449,7331552,1762,331
Long Beach, CA469,7935972,9853,583
Source: The Long Beach, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.