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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 21%
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 peopleWest Carson/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,166 (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)501 (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)2,666 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • West Carson crime rates are 23% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Carson are 32% higher than the national average
  • In West Carson you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Carson is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Carson has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In West Carson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Carson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Carson is 1 in 200
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Carson is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Carson is 1 in 32

      Year Over Year Crime In West Carson (per 100,000 people)

      West Carson police department

      ItemWest CarsonCaliforniaNational
      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.

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      Rolling Hills, CA1,7600265265
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      Marina del Rey, CA9,782157835992
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      West Carson, CA21,9295012,6663,166

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      Lennox, CA21,9636453,4334,078
      West Carson, CA21,9295012,6663,166
      Source: The West Carson, 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.