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Total crime 31%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 26%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth East Torrance/100k peopleTorrance/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,1331,730 (estimate)2,1582,7722,489
Murder3n/a2.14.35.0
Rape26n/a17.937.542.6
Robbery114n/a78.5132.481.6
Assault137n/a94.4267.1250.2
Violent crime280161 (estimate)193441379
Burglary399n/a274.8386.1340.5
Theft2,161n/a1,488.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft293n/a201.8358.8219.9
Property crime2,8531,569 (estimate)1,9652,3312,110

Key findings

  • South East Torrance crime rates are 31% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South East Torrance are 58% lower than the national average
  • In South East Torrance you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South East Torrance is safer than 82% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Torrance has increased by 7%

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

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      Daily Crime In South East Torrance (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South East Torrance

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South East Torrance is 1 in 622
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South East Torrance is 1 in 64
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South East Torrance is 1 in 58

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

      Torrance police department

      ItemSouth East TorranceTorranceCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30851,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.6

      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
      Rolling Hills, CA1,76054428482
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58230657687
      Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,41269746815
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195143758901
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782155818973
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331688881,056
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661521,1261,178
      Torrance, CA147,3071931,9652,158

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      Joliet, IL147,5155071,4581,965
      Bridgeport, CT147,0225821,7012,283
      Paterson, NJ146,8948412,1623,003
      Hollywood, FL148,1142912,6552,946
      Clarksville, TN146,2815792,7923,371
      Torrance, CA147,3071931,9652,158
      Source: The South East Torrance, Torrance, 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.