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Total crime 157%
Violent crime 93%
Property crime 168%
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 peopleSignal Hill/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime776n/a (estimate)6,6262,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape10n/a85.439.242.6
Robbery37n/a315.9137.386.2
Assault39n/a333.0266.5246.8
Violent crime86n/a (estimate)734447381
Burglary107n/a913.7416.2376.0
Theft471n/a4,021.91,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft112n/a956.4392.4228.9
Property crime690n/a (estimate)5,8922,3802,200

Key findings

  • Signal Hill crime rates are 157% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Signal Hill are 93% higher than the national average
  • In Signal Hill you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Signal Hill is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Signal Hill has decreased by 4%

Signal Hill crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Signal Hill (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Signal Hill, per 100,000 residents. In Signal Hill, the total number of daily crimes is 2.34 times more than the California average and 2.57 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Signal Hill are 1.64 times more than the California average and 1.93 times more than the national average. For property crime, Signal Hill has a daily crime rate that is 2.48 times more than the California average and 2.68 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Signal Hill (higher is better)

      Is Signal Hill safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Signal Hill to other cities in the state and across the country, Signal Hill is 4% safer than other cities of California and 4% safer than other cities in the nation. Signal Hill has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Signal Hill

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Signal Hill is 1 in 137
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Signal Hill is 1 in 17
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Signal Hill is 1 in 16
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Signal Hill? In Signal Hill, CA you have a 1 in 137 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Signal Hill.

      Year Over Year Crime In Signal Hill (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Signal Hill is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Signal Hill violent crime rates have increased by 37%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 8% year over year. Total crimes for Signal Hill has decreased by 4% in the same time frame.

      Signal Hill police department

      ItemSignal HillCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4951,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.43.63.3
      There are a total of 49 Signal Hill police officers. This results in 4.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.1% greater than the California average and 34.6% greater 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
      Rose Hills, CA3,033101536636
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58244767811
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195145774919
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41275916991
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331709071,077
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      Signal Hill, CA11,4047345,8926,626

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centerton, AR11,4033998791,278
      Two Rivers, WI11,4093251,2281,553
      Summit, IL11,4093542,1312,485
      Ionia, MI11,3964301,0741,504
      Mendota, CA11,3947491,7172,466
      Signal Hill, CA11,4047345,8926,626
      Source: The Signal Hill, 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.