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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 15%
Property crime 7%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Side/100k peopleLong Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime13,6662,403 (estimate)2,9202,7722,489
Murder34n/a7.34.35.0
Rape249n/a53.237.542.6
Robbery958n/a204.7132.481.6
Assault1,128n/a241.0267.1250.2
Violent crime2,369436 (estimate)506441379
Burglary2,185n/a466.9386.1340.5
Theft6,754n/a1,443.21,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft2,358n/a503.9358.8219.9
Property crime11,2971,967 (estimate)2,4142,3312,110

Key findings

  • West Side crime rates are 3% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Side are 15% higher than the national average
  • In West Side you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Side is safer than 53% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Long Beach has decreased by 10%

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      Daily Crime In West Side (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Side

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Side is 1 in 230
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Side is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Side is 1 in 42

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

      Long Beach police department

      ItemWest SideLong BeachCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,13151,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.6

      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, CA1,76054428482
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58230657687
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41269746815
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195143758901
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782155818973
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331688881,056
      Long Beach, CA469,7935062,4142,920

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mesa, AZ470,4563771,8692,246
      Kansas City, MO471,7671,4313,8565,287
      Atlanta, GA456,3787694,6545,423
      Sacramento, CA484,5306273,1823,809
      Virginia Beach, VA449,7331291,7611,890
      Long Beach, CA469,7935062,4142,920
      Source: The West Side, Long Beach, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.