Reported Annual Crime In Torrance

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTorrance/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,473n/a (estimate)2,3552,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTorrance/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape36n/a24.437.241.7
Robbery116n/a78.7143.298.0
Assault115n/a78.0264.2248.9
Violent crime267n/a (estimate)181449383
Burglary557n/a377.7446.9430.4
Theft2,213n/a1,500.51,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft436n/a295.6425.9237.4
Property crime3,206n/a (estimate)2,1742,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Torrance, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Torrance, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Torrance, CA is 20% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 14% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Torrance, CA has 60% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 53% lower than the national average. In property crime, Torrance, CA is 13% lower than the average of California and is 8% lower than the national average.
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The Torrance crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Torrance 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 Torrance crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Torrance is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.45 daily crimes that occur in Torrance.
  • Torrance is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Torrance you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Torrance has increased by 14%.

Compare Torrance, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Torrance (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Torrance, CA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national scale. In Torrance, CA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.25 times less than the California average and 1.17 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Torrance, CA is 2.48 times less than the California average and 2.12 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Torrance, CA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.15 times less than the California average and 1.09 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Torrance (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Torrance, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Torrance, CA ranks safer than 70% of every city located within California along with 50% 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 Torrance, CA. As a result, Torrance, CA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Torrance

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Torrance is 1 in 553
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Torrance is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Torrance is 1 in 43
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Torrance, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Torrance, CA, you have a 1 in 553 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 47. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Torrance, CA is 1 in 43.

Year Over Year Crime In Torrance (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Torrance, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Torrance, CA has increased by 27%, the amount of property crime in Torrance, CA has increased by 13%, and the total amount of crime in Torrance, CA has increased by 14% year to year.

Torrance police department

ItemTorranceCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)30851,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.63.3
There are a total of 308 Torrance police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.3% less than the California average and 35.9% 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
Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58222918940
Ladera Heights, CA7,195146812958
Marina del Rey, CA9,7821588761,034
Rossmoor, CA10,9331719511,122
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412781,0481,125
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
Torrance, CA147,3071812,1742,355

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Joliet, IL147,5153641,7702,134
Bridgeport, CT147,0229002,3383,238
Paterson, NJ146,8946962,3012,997
Hollywood, FL148,1142893,0293,318
Clarksville, TN146,2816242,8773,501
Torrance, CA147,3071812,1742,355
Source: The Torrance, 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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