Reported Annual Crime In Los Alamitos

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLos Alamitos/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime218n/a (estimate)1,8682,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLos Alamitos/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape5n/a42.837.241.7
Robbery10n/a85.7143.298.0
Assault1n/a8.6264.2248.9
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)137449383
Burglary73n/a625.5446.9430.4
Theft105n/a899.71,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft24n/a205.6425.9237.4
Property crime202n/a (estimate)1,7312,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Los Alamitos, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Los Alamitos, 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 Los Alamitos, CA is 37% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 32% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Los Alamitos, CA has 69% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 64% lower than the national average. In property crime, Los Alamitos, CA is 31% lower than the average of California and is 27% lower than the national average.
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The Los Alamitos crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Los Alamitos 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 Los Alamitos crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Los Alamitos is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.12 daily crimes that occur in Los Alamitos.
  • Los Alamitos is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Los Alamitos you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Los Alamitos has decreased by 9%.

Compare Los Alamitos, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Los Alamitos (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Los Alamitos, 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 Los Alamitos, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.58 times less than the state average and 1.47 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Los Alamitos, CA on a daily bases are 3.28 times less than than California average and 2.79 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Los Alamitos, CA are 1.44 times less than the daily state average and 1.36 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Los Alamitos (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Los Alamitos, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Los Alamitos, CA has been ranked safer than 79% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Los Alamitos, CA is safer than 62% 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 Los Alamitos, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Los Alamitos, CA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Los Alamitos

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Los Alamitos is 1 in 730
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Los Alamitos is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Los Alamitos is 1 in 54
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Los Alamitos, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Los Alamitos, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 730. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 58 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 Los Alamitos, CA is 1 in 54.

Year Over Year Crime In Los Alamitos (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Los Alamitos, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Los Alamitos, CA has decreased by 10% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Los Alamitos, CA has decreased by 9% in the same time frame.

Los Alamitos police department

ItemLos AlamitosCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2451,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.63.3
There are a total of 24 Los Alamitos police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 43.3% less than the California average and 37.1% 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
Villa Park, CA5,922341,2471,281
Cypress, CA48,9781411,4801,620
Maywood, CA27,6724161,3151,731
Los Alamitos, CA11,6611371,7311,868

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Red Oak, TX11,6631322,8362,969
Cypress Lake, FL11,6563992,4552,853
Clayton, CA11,65566928994
Magnolia, AR11,6514755,4895,965
South Lyon, MI11,67259467526
Los Alamitos, CA11,6611371,7311,868
Source: The Los Alamitos, 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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