Reported Annual Crime In South Pasadena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Pasadena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime522n/a (estimate)2,0112,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Pasadena/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.94.65.3
Rape2n/a7.737.241.7
Robbery9n/a34.7143.298.0
Assault6n/a23.1264.2248.9
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)69449383
Burglary130n/a500.8446.9430.4
Theft315n/a1,213.41,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft59n/a227.3425.9237.4
Property crime504n/a (estimate)1,9412,4972,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in South Pasadena, CA. All reported South Pasadena, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the South Pasadena, CA overall crime rate is 32% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 27% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in South Pasadena, CA, the rate is 85% lower than compared to the California average, and 82% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, South Pasadena, CA comes in at 22% lower than to the average seen in California, and 18% lower than the overall national average.
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The South Pasadena crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in South Pasadena 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 Pasadena crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Pasadena is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.51 daily crimes that occur in South Pasadena.
  • South Pasadena is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Pasadena you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Pasadena has decreased by 28%.

Compare South Pasadena, CA Crime To Other Cities

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

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in South Pasadena, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The South Pasadena, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.47 times less than the California average and 1.37 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in South Pasadena, CA is 6.48 times less than the California average, and it is 5.52 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that South Pasadena, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.29 times less than the California average and 1.22 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is South Pasadena (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the South Pasadena, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show South Pasadena, CA being safer than 82% of cities in California and 64% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to South Pasadena, CA. In conclusion, South Pasadena, CA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Pasadena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Pasadena is 1 in 1443
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Pasadena is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Pasadena is 1 in 50
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in South Pasadena, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In South Pasadena, CA you have a 1 in 1443 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 52 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime in South Pasadena, CA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in South Pasadena, 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 South Pasadena, CA has decreased by 39%, while the property crime rate in South Pasadena, CA has decreased by 28% year over year. Summing up the numbers, South Pasadena, CA has decreased by 28% with regards to total crimes year over year.

South Pasadena police department

ItemSouth PasadenaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4651,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.63.3
There are a total of 46 South Pasadena police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.1% less than the California average and 45.7% 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
San Pasqual, CA2,01770392462
Rose Hills, CA3,033101562663
Bradbury, CA95492646738
Ladera Heights, CA7,195146812958
Sierra Madre, CA11,067729751,047
East Pasadena, CA6,1591618931,054
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
South Pasadena, CA25,936691,9412,011

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Carrollton, GA25,9605424,3154,857
Vernon Hills, IL25,910381,7671,804
Graham, WA25,8973793,9534,331
Mount Pleasant, MI25,8962351,4031,638
Asheboro, NC25,9784845,8166,300
South Pasadena, CA25,936691,9412,011
Source: The South Pasadena, 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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