Reported Annual Crime In West Torrance

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Torrance/100k peopleTorrance/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,4732,265 (estimate)2,3552,9462,756
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Torrance/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 crime267158 (estimate)181449394
Burglary557n/a377.7446.9430.4
Theft2,213n/a1,500.51,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft436n/a295.6425.9237.4
Property crime3,2062,107 (estimate)2,1742,4972,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Torrance is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.21 daily crimes that occur in West Torrance.
  • West Torrance is safer than 71% of the cities in the California.
  • In West Torrance you have a 1 in 45 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 West Torrance (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is West Torrance (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Torrance

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Torrance is 1 in 633
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Torrance is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Torrance is 1 in 45

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

Torrance police department

ItemWest 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
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
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA42,412781,0481,125
Cudahy, CA24,1063068861,193
View Park-Windsor Hills, CA11,6402301,2791,508
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 West Torrance, 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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