Reported Annual Crime In Watts

StatisticReportedincidentsWatts/100k peopleLos Angeles/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime127,9683,721 (estimate)3,1932,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidentsWatts/100k peopleLos Angeles/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder293n/a7.34.95.3
Rape2,343n/a58.534.940.4
Robbery10,307n/a257.2139.6102.8
Assault15,874n/a396.1265.9248.5
Violent crime28,8171,531 (estimate)719445386
Burglary15,821n/a394.7479.8468.9
Theft64,739n/a1,615.31,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft18,591n/a463.9450.3236.9
Property crime99,1512,190 (estimate)2,4742,5532,451
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The Watts crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Watts 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 Watts crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Watts is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.19 daily crimes that occur in Watts.
  • Watts is safer than 24% of the cities in the California.
  • In Watts you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Los Angeles has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Watts (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Watts

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Watts is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Watts is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Watts is 1 in 27

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

Los Angeles police department

ItemWattsLos AngelesCalifornia
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a12,95651,506
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.43.6

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
San Pasqual, CA2,01770400470
Rolling Hills, CA1,7600579579
Rose Hills, CA3,033100575675
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58229808838
Ladera Heights, CA7,195145830975
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412639711,034
Marina del Rey, CA9,7821568961,052
Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727192,4743,193

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Chicago, IL2,714,0171,1053,1914,296
Houston, TX2,240,5821,0264,3215,347
Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389893,1414,130
Phoenix, AZ1,555,3246743,6904,365
San Antonio, TX1,439,3587185,1905,908
Los Angeles, CA3,918,8727192,4743,193
Source: The Watts, Los Angeles, 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.