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Total crime 148%
Violent crime 111%
Property crime 155%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hollywood/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,401n/a (estimate)6,4062,8282,580
Murder3n/a8.04.45.0
Rape40n/a106.739.242.6
Robbery127n/a338.9137.386.2
Assault131n/a349.5266.5246.8
Violent crime301n/a (estimate)803447381
Burglary240n/a640.4416.2376.0
Theft1,762n/a4,701.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft98n/a261.5392.4228.9
Property crime2,100n/a (estimate)5,6032,3802,200

Key findings

  • West Hollywood crime rates are 148% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West Hollywood are 111% higher than the national average
  • In West Hollywood you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West Hollywood is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West Hollywood has increased by 21%

West Hollywood crime map

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

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in West Hollywood on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in West Hollywood (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 2.27 times more than the state average and 2.48 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in West Hollywood on a daily basis are 1.80 times more than than California average and 2.11 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in West Hollywood are 2.35 times more than the daily state average and 2.55 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is West Hollywood (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is West Hollywood safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that West Hollywood is safer than 4% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, West Hollywood is safer than 3% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than West Hollywood. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that West Hollywood is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Hollywood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Hollywood is 1 in 125
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Hollywood is 1 in 18
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West Hollywood is 1 in 16
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in West Hollywood, California? If you reside in West Hollywood, then there is a 1 in 125 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 18. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 16 risk that you will become a victim of crime in West Hollywood.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in West Hollywood, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in West Hollywood has increased by 17%, the amount of property crime in West Hollywood has increased by 22%, and the total amount of crime in West Hollywood has increased by 21% year over year.

      West Hollywood police department

      ItemWest HollywoodCaliforniaNational
      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
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195145774919
      Topanga, CA7,858157835992
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782157835992
      Cudahy, CA24,1063737751,149
      Maywood, CA27,6723151,0941,409
      Lawndale, CA33,1613891,0511,440
      View Park-Windsor Hills, CA11,6402291,2191,447
      West Hollywood, CA35,6618035,6036,406

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Newnan, GA35,6424572,6413,098
      Cottage Grove, MN35,632671,4721,539
      Randallstown, MD35,7255822,5223,103
      Moorpark, CA35,59489703792
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,5731582,3422,500
      West Hollywood, CA35,6618035,6036,406
      Source: The West Hollywood, 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.