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Crime rate in Bell, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bell, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bell, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Bell, CA is 224 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.2 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 72.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 Bell crime rate fell by 20% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Bell has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Bell, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bell:

224.4
Maywood:

176.6
Cudahy:

176.6
Bell Gardens:

171.4
Huntington Park:

402.0
Commerce:

696.6
Vernon:

27,539.8
South Gate:

312.7
Lynwood:

307.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bell by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(13.1)
3
(7.9)
3
(8.0)
3
(8.1)
1
(2.7)
1
(2.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
1
(2.7)
5
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(8.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(18.4)
10
(26.4)
14
(37.4)
13
(35.3)
8
(21.8)
12
(32.9)
14
(39.0)
9
(25.0)
10
(27.8)
19
(52.7)
17
(46.7)
11
(30.3)
17
(47.3)
10
(27.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
65
(170.9)
64
(169.0)
82
(219.1)
71
(192.5)
89
(242.8)
90
(246.5)
101
(281.4)
95
(263.4)
81
(225.5)
73
(202.4)
70
(192.3)
57
(156.8)
78
(217.1)
45
(125.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
89
(234.0)
85
(224.5)
76
(203.1)
98
(265.7)
88
(240.1)
138
(378.0)
176
(490.3)
120
(332.8)
117
(325.7)
124
(343.9)
133
(365.4)
160
(440.2)
133
(370.2)
126
(351.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
132
(347.1)
126
(332.8)
171
(457.0)
162
(439.3)
115
(313.8)
176
(482.1)
235
(654.7)
177
(490.8)
124
(345.1)
156
(432.6)
194
(533.0)
212
(583.3)
153
(425.9)
120
(334.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
133
(349.7)
117
(309.0)
231
(617.3)
307
(832.5)
280
(764.0)
285
(780.7)
394
(1,098)
394
(1,093)
334
(929.6)
418
(1,159)
443
(1,217)
414
(1,139)
348
(968.7)
266
(741.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
193
(507.5)
196
(517.7)
179
(478.4)
179
(485.4)
151
(412.0)
140
(383.5)
172
(479.2)
91
(252.3)
77
(214.3)
144
(399.3)
135
(370.9)
156
(429.2)
151
(420.3)
109
(304.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index218.0209.7247.3258.3229.3277.0341.8269.3233.5285.8289.3307.5279.2224.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Bell, California as of November 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bell is 1,341 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Bell:

283.1
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bell:

341.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bell:

356.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bell:

331.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bell:

331.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bell:

303.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bell:

328.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bell:

424.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bell:

350.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bell:

268.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bell:

280.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bell:

264.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bell:

239.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Bell:

247.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Bell:

218.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Bell:

280.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Bell:

321.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Bell:

149.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Bell:

196.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bell:

238.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bell:

223.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bell:

204.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bell:

147.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bell:

190.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bell:

257.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bell:

193.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bell:

162.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bell:

202.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bell:

194.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bell:

159.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Bell:

163.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Bell:

153.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Bell:

189.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Bell:

181.2
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 43 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 45 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 37 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.80
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 36 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.69
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 36 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.70
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 40 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.78
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 45 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.88
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 44 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.85
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 55 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 47 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 52 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 49 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 56 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 50 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bell, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 90040, 90058, 90201, 90270.