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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 49%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)3,898 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)616 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,282 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • South Whittier crime rates are 51% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Whittier are 62% higher than the national average
  • In South Whittier you have a 1 in 26 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 6%

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 163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Whittier is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Whittier is 1 in 26

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Pasqual, CA2,01770373443
      Rose Hills, CA3,033101536636
      Villa Park, CA5,9220965965
      East Pasadena, CA6,1591608521,011
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331709071,077
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      North Tustin, CA26,2081931,0281,221
      South Whittier, CA59,3136163,2823,898

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      Buckeye, AZ59,3101751,8902,065
      Lancaster, PA59,3417012,6443,345
      Redmond, WA59,2681352,8162,952
      Casper, WY59,3972012,8013,002
      Kendale Lakes, FL59,2174512,6763,128
      South Whittier, CA59,3136163,2823,898
      Source: The South Whittier, 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.