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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 6%
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 peopleManhattan Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime901n/a (estimate)2,5002,8282,580
Murder1n/a2.84.45.0
Rape8n/a22.239.242.6
Robbery27n/a74.9137.386.2
Assault21n/a58.3266.5246.8
Violent crime57n/a (estimate)158447381
Burglary113n/a313.6416.2376.0
Theft684n/a1,898.01,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft47n/a130.4392.4228.9
Property crime844n/a (estimate)2,3422,3802,200

Key findings

  • Manhattan Beach crime rates are 3% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Manhattan Beach are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Manhattan Beach you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Manhattan Beach is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Manhattan Beach has decreased by 5%

Manhattan Beach crime map

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The Manhattan Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Manhattan Beach 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 Manhattan Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Manhattan Beach for every 100,000 residents. The Manhattan Beach total amount of daily crime is 1.13 times less than the California average and 1.03 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Manhattan Beach, is 2.83 times less than the California average, and it is 2.41 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Manhattan Beach has a daily crime average that is 1.02 times less than the California average and 1.06 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Manhattan Beach (higher is better)

      How safe is Manhattan Beach, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Manhattan Beach is safer than 63% of the cities in California and 46% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Manhattan Beach. Overall, Manhattan Beach is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Manhattan Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Manhattan Beach is 1 in 633
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Manhattan Beach is 1 in 43
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Manhattan Beach is 1 in 40
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Manhattan Beach? If you reside in Manhattan Beach, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 633. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 43 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Manhattan Beach, is 1 in 40.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Manhattan Beach, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Manhattan Beach has decreased by 20%, the amount of property crime in Manhattan Beach has decreased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Manhattan Beach has decreased by 5% year over year.

      Manhattan Beach police department

      ItemManhattan BeachCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.63.3
      There are a total of 98 Manhattan Beach police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24% less than the California average and 15.6% 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
      Rolling Hills, CA1,7600265265
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58244767811
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195145774919
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41275916991
      Topanga, CA7,858157835992
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782157835992
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,5731582,3422,500

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Little Elm, TX35,553174544718
      Moorpark, CA35,59489703792
      Cottage Grove, MN35,632671,4721,539
      Olive Branch, MS35,5081371,4031,539
      Newnan, GA35,6424572,6413,098
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,5731582,3422,500
      Source: The Manhattan Beach, 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.