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Total crime 167%
Violent crime 115%
Property crime 176%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSignal Hill/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime773n/a (estimate)6,6502,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape1n/a8.637.542.6
Robbery27n/a232.3132.481.6
Assault67n/a576.4267.1250.2
Violent crime95n/a (estimate)817441379
Burglary110n/a946.3386.1340.5
Theft491n/a4,224.01,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft77n/a662.4358.8219.9
Property crime678n/a (estimate)5,8332,3312,110

Key findings

  • Signal Hill crime rates are 167% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Signal Hill are 115% 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 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Signal Hill has not changed

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 2.40 times more than the California average and 2.67 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Signal Hill are 1.85 times more than the California average and 2.15 times more than the national average. For property crime, Signal Hill has a daily crime rate that is 2.50 times more than the California average and 2.76 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 3% safer than other cities of California and 3% 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 123
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Signal Hill is 1 in 18
      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 123 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 18 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 11%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Signal Hill has not changed 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, CA1,76054428482
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58230657687
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41269746815
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195143758901
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331688881,056
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661521,1261,178
      Signal Hill, CA11,4048175,8336,650

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centerton, AR11,4033208401,161
      Two Rivers, WI11,4092541,0611,315
      Summit, IL11,4094821,5622,044
      Ionia, MI11,3964031,2741,678
      Mendota, CA11,3947261,3562,082
      Signal Hill, CA11,4048175,8336,650
      Source: The Signal Hill, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.