Reported Annual Crime In South Gate

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Gate/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,805n/a (estimate)3,9752,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Gate/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder6n/a6.34.65.3
Rape41n/a42.837.241.7
Robbery223n/a233.0143.298.0
Assault404n/a422.1264.2248.9
Violent crime674n/a (estimate)704449383
Burglary507n/a529.7446.9430.4
Theft1,691n/a1,766.71,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft933n/a974.7425.9237.4
Property crime3,131n/a (estimate)3,2712,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in South Gate, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in South Gate, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in South Gate, CA averages 35% higher than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 45% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in South Gate, CA is 57% higher than the average rate of crime in California and 84% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 31% higher than the remainder of the state of California and 38% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the South Gate, CA area.
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The South Gate crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in South Gate 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 South Gate crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Gate is 45% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.89 daily crimes that occur in South Gate.
  • South Gate is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Gate you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Gate has not changed.

Compare South Gate, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In South Gate (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in South Gate, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In South Gate, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.35 times more than the California average and 1.45 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in South Gate, CA is 1.57 times more than the California average and 1.84 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, South Gate, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.31 times more than the California average and 1.38 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is South Gate (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of South Gate, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that South Gate, CA ranks safer than 10% of every city located within California along with 10% 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 South Gate, CA. As a result, South Gate, CA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Gate

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Gate is 1 in 143
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Gate is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Gate is 1 in 26
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in South Gate, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in South Gate, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 143. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 31 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in South Gate, CA is 1 in 26.

Year Over Year Crime In South Gate (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether South Gate, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in South Gate, CA has increased by 21%, while the property crime rate in South Gate, CA has decreased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in South Gate, CA has not changed year over year.

South Gate police department

ItemSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11451,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.23.63.3
There are a total of 114 South Gate police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 67.1% less than the California average and 63.5% less than the National average.

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
Rolling Hills, CA1,7600317317
San Pasqual, CA2,01770392462
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Bradbury, CA95492646738
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58222918940
Ladera Heights, CA7,195146812958
Marina del Rey, CA9,7821588761,034
South Gate, CA95,2197043,2713,975

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New Bedford, MA94,9886662,8573,522
League City, TX94,976921,6311,723
Dearborn, MI95,5202732,4202,693
Beaverton, OR94,8651741,7801,954
Livonia, MI94,8491151,5291,644
South Gate, CA95,2197043,2713,975
Source: The South Gate, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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