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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 52%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Whittier/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,822 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)608 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,214 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • South Whittier crime rates are 54% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Whittier are 60% higher than the national average
  • In South Whittier you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Whittier is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Whittier has decreased by 2%

South Whittier crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Whittier

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Whittier is 1 in 165
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Whittier is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Whittier is 1 in 27

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

      South Whittier police department

      ItemSouth WhittierCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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

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      San Pasqual, CA2,01769366435
      Rose Hills, CA3,03399525624
      Villa Park, CA5,92268753822
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36262919981
      East Pasadena, CA6,159158834992
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331688881,056
      Temple City, CA36,0841779151,091
      South Whittier, CA59,3136083,2143,822

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      Buckeye, AZ59,3101371,6241,761
      Lancaster, PA59,3414852,2252,710
      Redmond, WA59,2681022,6562,758
      Casper, WY59,3972932,9043,196
      Kendale Lakes, FL59,2174432,5172,960
      South Whittier, CA59,3136083,2143,822
      Source: The South Whittier, 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.