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Crime rate in Carson, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, crime map


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

Crime rate in Carson, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Carson, CA is 242 (City-Data.com crime index), which is about the average for the U.S. cities. It was higher than in 75.3% U.S. cities. The 2018 Carson crime rate fell by 14% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 5 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Carson has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Carson, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Carson:

241.7
Compton:

497.8
Lomita:

173.2
Gardena:

292.8
Torrance:

151.1
Signal Hill:

531.0
Lawndale:

181.2
Long Beach:

335.4
Lynwood:

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

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
7
(7.4)
15
(15.8)
16
(17.0)
8
(8.6)
5
(5.4)
6
(6.5)
5
(5.4)
7
(7.5)
3
(3.2)
9
(9.7)
7
(7.5)
10
(10.7)
8
(8.6)
5
(5.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
19
(20.1)
16
(16.9)
10
(10.6)
19
(20.4)
14
(15.1)
12
(13.0)
13
(14.0)
14
(15.0)
15
(16.1)
8
(8.6)
14
(14.9)
23
(24.6)
20
(21.5)
14
(15.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
221
(234.2)
268
(282.7)
220
(233.2)
215
(230.8)
164
(177.0)
130
(140.7)
106
(114.2)
142
(152.3)
148
(158.4)
115
(123.9)
115
(122.8)
165
(176.3)
166
(178.5)
131
(141.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
399
(422.9)
439
(463.1)
438
(464.2)
323
(346.7)
317
(342.2)
351
(379.8)
320
(344.9)
357
(382.9)
234
(250.5)
207
(223.0)
297
(317.0)
307
(327.9)
281
(302.2)
285
(306.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
543
(575.5)
619
(652.9)
429
(454.6)
445
(477.6)
475
(512.8)
441
(477.2)
573
(617.5)
601
(644.6)
514
(550.2)
460
(495.5)
469
(500.7)
439
(469.0)
479
(515.1)
345
(371.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,270
(1,346)
1,502
(1,584)
1,593
(1,688)
1,433
(1,538)
1,389
(1,499)
1,421
(1,538)
1,360
(1,466)
1,558
(1,671)
1,248
(1,336)
1,267
(1,365)
1,282
(1,369)
1,463
(1,563)
1,261
(1,356)
1,181
(1,271)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
589
(624.2)
702
(740.5)
583
(617.9)
650
(697.6)
467
(504.1)
464
(502.1)
559
(602.4)
550
(589.9)
489
(523.5)
389
(419.0)
395
(421.7)
522
(557.6)
510
(548.4)
445
(479.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
23
(24.4)
37
(39.0)
37
(39.2)
26
(27.9)
27
(29.1)
12
(13.0)
9
(9.7)
12
(12.9)
9
(9.6)
6
(6.5)
10
(10.7)
22
(23.5)
21
(22.6)
11
(11.8)
City-Data.com crime index329.9390.9354.0322.8280.6276.6275.3308.5250.7230.8250.7299.4282.6241.7

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 107 registered sex offenders living in Carson, California as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carson is 867 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


When are crimes committed in Carson, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Carson:

249.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Carson:

279.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Carson:

298.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Carson:

249.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Carson:

201.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Carson:

226.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Carson:

297.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Carson:

254.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Carson:

286.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Carson:

285.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Carson:

326.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Carson:

393.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Carson:

421.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Carson:

363.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Carson:

336.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Carson:

397.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Carson:

412.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Carson:

209.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Carson:

253.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Carson:

255.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Carson:

231.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Carson:

230.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Carson:

255.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Carson:

301.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Carson:

287.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Carson:

247.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Carson:

253.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Carson:

277.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Carson:

268.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Carson:

320.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Carson:

276.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Carson:

288.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Carson:

287.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Carson:

303.7
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

Zip codes: 90220, 90248, 90744, 90745, 90746, 90747, 90810.