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


Crime rate legend:
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 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)
Crime rates in Compton by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
52
(53.6)
43
(44.5)
39
(40.2)
65
(67.1)
39
(40.4)
37
(38.5)
28
(29.6)
36
(38.4)
25
(26.6)
17
(17.4)
21
(21.4)
36
(36.8)
25
(25.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
37
(38.2)
41
(42.5)
28
(28.9)
40
(41.3)
50
(51.8)
42
(43.8)
48
(50.8)
36
(38.4)
25
(26.6)
45
(46.1)
33
(33.7)
26
(26.6)
27
(27.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
482
(497.3)
444
(459.8)
466
(480.7)
474
(489.3)
534
(553.3)
466
(485.5)
595
(629.5)
509
(542.2)
477
(507.9)
380
(389.4)
428
(436.5)
360
(367.7)
353
(359.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,239
(1,278.3)
1,021
(1,057.4)
1,031
(1,063.5)
1,152
(1,189.2)
1,049
(1,086.8)
1,078
(1,123.0)
1,067
(1,128.9)
876
(933.2)
800
(851.8)
625
(640.4)
736
(750.6)
820
(837.5)
724
(737.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
738
(761.4)
548
(567.5)
611
(630.3)
638
(658.6)
578
(598.8)
636
(662.6)
896
(948.0)
768
(818.1)
847
(901.9)
800
(819.8)
574
(585.4)
579
(591.4)
542
(551.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,188
(1,225.7)
991
(1,026.3)
967
(997.5)
971
(1,002.3)
931
(964.6)
1,034
(1,077.2)
1,409
(1,490.7)
1,355
(1,443.5)
1,223
(1,302.2)
1,202
(1,231.7)
1,006
(1,025.9)
1,160
(1,184.8)
1,366
(1,390.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
794
(819.2)
801
(829.5)
968
(998.5)
1,006
(1,038.5)
902
(934.5)
1,135
(1,182.4)
1,028
(1,087.6)
928
(988.6)
714
(760.3)
863
(884.3)
819
(835.2)
799
(816.1)
711
(723.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
136
(140.3)
136
(140.8)
110
(113.5)
91
(93.9)
99
(102.6)
82
(85.4)
95
(100.5)
91
(96.9)
41
(43.7)
39
(40.0)
40
(40.8)
39
(39.8)
51
(51.9)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5)735.8641.6646.6746.8684.4690.1753.4673.9593.7511.6517.4545.4497.4

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 179 registered sex offenders living in Compton, California as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Compton to the number of sex offenders is 545 to 1.


See how dangerous Compton, CA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Compton:

497.4
Carson:

234.3
Lynwood:

278.1
Paramount:

271.7
South Gate:

297.6
Gardena:

258.6
Cudahy:

159.5
Huntington Park:

371.2
Downey:

215.9
Violent crime rate in 2014
Compton:

648.9
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
Compton:

727.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Compton:

693.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Compton:

617.1
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Compton:

786.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Compton:

883.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Compton:

1,024.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Compton:

958.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Compton:

986.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Compton:

1,050.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Compton:

912.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Compton:

921.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Compton:

1,070.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2014
Compton:

298.7
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Compton:

310.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Compton:

304.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Compton:

370.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Compton:

372.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Compton:

397.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Compton:

442.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Compton:

376.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Compton:

319.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Compton:

349.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Compton:

337.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Compton:

299.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Compton:

348.4
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

City-data.com crime index


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Zip codes: 90059, 90221, 90222, 90262, 90805.