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


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

Crime rate in Gardena, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Gardena, CA is 293 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 82.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Gardena crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 7 - an increase of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Gardena has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Gardena, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Gardena:

292.8
Lawndale:

181.2
Hawthorne:

293.9
Torrance:

151.1
Carson:

241.7
Redondo Beach:

185.1
Compton:

497.8
Inglewood:

338.7
Hermosa Beach:

164.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Gardena by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(5.0)
8
(13.2)
5
(8.3)
3
(5.1)
6
(10.2)
2
(3.4)
2
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.7)
6
(9.9)
3
(4.9)
4
(6.6)
7
(11.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(26.6)
13
(21.5)
8
(13.3)
11
(18.7)
11
(18.8)
9
(15.4)
11
(18.5)
13
(21.7)
16
(26.8)
10
(16.6)
24
(39.5)
24
(39.5)
16
(26.6)
16
(26.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
295
(490.7)
290
(479.9)
287
(478.7)
229
(389.4)
216
(368.5)
202
(346.1)
139
(233.5)
167
(279.3)
144
(241.2)
164
(272.3)
149
(245.1)
160
(263.3)
218
(361.8)
160
(264.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
182
(302.7)
195
(322.7)
148
(246.9)
126
(214.2)
148
(252.5)
134
(229.6)
129
(216.7)
107
(178.9)
85
(142.4)
101
(167.7)
122
(200.7)
151
(248.5)
155
(257.3)
143
(236.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
453
(753.4)
407
(673.5)
309
(515.4)
306
(520.3)
390
(665.3)
271
(464.4)
395
(663.6)
297
(496.6)
298
(499.1)
335
(556.2)
319
(524.8)
355
(584.2)
353
(585.9)
289
(478.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
715
(1,189)
616
(1,019)
703
(1,173)
879
(1,495)
830
(1,416)
835
(1,431)
789
(1,326)
716
(1,197)
726
(1,216)
785
(1,303)
841
(1,384)
772
(1,270)
678
(1,125)
702
(1,162)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
426
(708.5)
492
(814.2)
416
(693.9)
382
(649.5)
326
(556.1)
340
(582.6)
269
(451.9)
308
(515.0)
307
(514.2)
269
(446.6)
359
(590.6)
355
(584.2)
362
(600.8)
315
(521.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(8.3)
8
(13.2)
9
(15.0)
8
(13.6)
7
(11.9)
9
(15.4)
4
(6.7)
7
(11.7)
7
(11.7)
8
(13.3)
9
(14.8)
7
(11.5)
9
(14.9)
8
(13.2)
City-Data.com crime index396.0405.2358.8333.0344.2305.3270.5260.8247.0258.6304.3308.6328.6292.8

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 122 registered sex offenders living in Gardena, California as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gardena is 495 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Gardena, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Gardena:

300.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Gardena:

349.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Gardena:

305.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Gardena:

282.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Gardena:

239.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Gardena:

218.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Gardena:

250.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Gardena:

250.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Gardena:

310.2
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Gardena:

349.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Gardena:

330.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Gardena:

392.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Gardena:

449.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Gardena:

433.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Gardena:

371.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Gardena:

399.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Gardena:

476.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Gardena:

231.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Gardena:

263.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Gardena:

268.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Gardena:

262.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Gardena:

243.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Gardena:

237.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Gardena:

236.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Gardena:

266.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Gardena:

251.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Gardena:

287.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Gardena:

276.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Gardena:

265.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Gardena:

307.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Gardena:

316.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Gardena:

308.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Gardena:

270.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Gardena:

309.3
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: 121 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 116 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 119 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 117 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 120 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 117 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 123 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 118 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 120 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 115 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 115 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 111 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 96 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 96 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 101 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.39
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 104 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
California average:

2.42

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

Zip codes: 90247.