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Total crime 45%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 39%
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 peopleLos Alamitos/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime164n/a (estimate)1,4102,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape1n/a8.639.242.6
Robbery3n/a25.8137.386.2
Assault4n/a34.4266.5246.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)69447381
Burglary54n/a464.4416.2376.0
Theft78n/a670.71,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft24n/a206.4392.4228.9
Property crime156n/a (estimate)1,3412,3802,200

Key findings

  • Los Alamitos crime rates are 45% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Los Alamitos are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Los Alamitos you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Los Alamitos is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Los Alamitos has decreased by 24%

Los Alamitos crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Los Alamitos crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Los Alamitos on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Los Alamitos (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 2.01 times less than the state average and 1.83 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Los Alamitos on a daily basis are 6.50 times less than than California average and 5.53 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Los Alamitos are 1.77 times less than the daily state average and 1.64 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Los Alamitos (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Los Alamitos safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Los Alamitos is safer than 88% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Los Alamitos is safer than 72% 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. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Los Alamitos 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 1454
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Los Alamitos is 1 in 75
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Los Alamitos is 1 in 71
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Los Alamitos, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1454. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 75 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 is 1 in 71.

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

      Determining whether Los Alamitos is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Los Alamitos violent crime rates have decreased by 50%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 23% year over year. Total crimes for Los Alamitos has decreased by 25% 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
      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
      Rose Hills, CA3,033101536636
      Villa Park, CA5,9220965965
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331709071,077
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362641,1801,244
      La Habra Heights, CA5,4061111,2191,330
      Maywood, CA27,6723151,0941,409
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661691,3411,410

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Red Oak, TX11,6631682,5662,734
      Cypress Lake, FL11,6563762,2302,606
      Clayton, CA11,65581,1841,192
      Magnolia, AR11,6511932,3722,565
      South Lyon, MI11,672102339441
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661691,3411,410
      Source: The Los Alamitos, 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.