Reported Annual Crime In Seal Beach

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeal Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime640n/a (estimate)2,6282,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSeal Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape9n/a37.039.242.6
Robbery20n/a82.1137.386.2
Assault10n/a41.1266.5246.8
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)160447381
Burglary70n/a287.4416.2376.0
Theft493n/a2,024.11,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft38n/a156.0392.4228.9
Property crime601n/a (estimate)2,4682,3802,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Seal Beach, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Seal Beach, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Seal Beach, CA crime rates are 7% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 2% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Seal Beach, CA has a rate that is 64% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 58% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Seal Beach, CA is 4% higher than its state's mean, and 12% higher than the country's average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Seal Beach is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.2 daily crimes that occur in Seal Beach.
  • Seal Beach is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Seal Beach you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Seal Beach has increased by 13%.

Compare Seal Beach, CA Crime To Other Cities

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

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Seal Beach, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Seal Beach, CA are 1.08 times less than the California average and 1.02 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Seal Beach, CA are 2.79 times less than than California and 2.38 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Seal Beach, CA are 1.04 times more than than California and 1.12 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Seal Beach (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Seal Beach, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Seal Beach, CA ranks safer than 60% of every city located within California along with 44% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Seal Beach, CA. As a result, Seal Beach, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Seal Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Seal Beach is 1 in 625
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Seal Beach is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Seal Beach is 1 in 39
      Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Seal Beach, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Seal Beach, CA, then there is a 1 in 625 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 41. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 39 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Seal Beach, CA.

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

      The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Seal Beach, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Seal Beach, CA has increased by 42%, while the property crime rate in Seal Beach, CA has increased by 12% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Seal Beach, CA has increased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Seal Beach police department

      ItemSeal BeachCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
      There are a total of 48 Seal Beach police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46.3% less than the California average and 40.4% 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
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331709071,077
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      Yorba Linda, CA67,362641,1801,244
      La Habra Heights, CA5,4061111,2191,330
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,206971,3091,406
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661691,3411,410
      Cypress, CA48,9781181,4301,548
      Seal Beach, CA24,5101602,4682,628

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Loves Park, IL24,4993691,9572,326
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,5221692,8573,025
      Northport, AL24,5443513,0453,396
      West Puente Valley, CA24,4766063,2273,834
      De Pere, WI24,544151814964
      Seal Beach, CA24,5101602,4682,628
      Source: The Seal 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.