Crime rates in Santa Monica by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.3)
8
(9.2)
2
(2.3)
2
(2.3)
4
(4.5)
2
(2.3)
2
(2.3)
4
(4.6)
3
(3.4)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.2)
7
(7.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(26.9)
35
(40.2)
21
(23.9)
29
(32.9)
21
(23.8)
26
(29.3)
30
(33.9)
21
(24.0)
14
(15.9)
12
(13.7)
24
(26.4)
23
(25.2)
27
(29.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
313
(365.5)
299
(343.0)
242
(275.9)
244
(276.7)
241
(272.6)
256
(289.0)
236
(266.4)
218
(248.9)
162
(184.0)
167
(190.2)
129
(142.1)
151
(165.5)
120
(129.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
316
(369.0)
317
(363.6)
290
(330.6)
282
(319.8)
285
(322.4)
306
(345.4)
328
(370.3)
293
(334.6)
214
(243.1)
212
(241.4)
215
(236.8)
219
(240.1)
170
(183.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
720
(840.7)
739
(847.7)
761
(867.6)
752
(852.9)
788
(891.3)
733
(827.4)
682
(769.9)
557
(636.0)
512
(581.6)
413
(470.3)
483
(532.0)
586
(642.4)
573
(619.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,016
(3,521.4)
2,811
(3,224.6)
2,716
(3,096.6)
2,370
(2,688.1)
2,286
(2,585.8)
2,187
(2,468.6)
2,099
(2,369.5)
2,104
(2,402.6)
2,578
(2,928.3)
2,541
(2,893.5)
2,300
(2,533.3)
2,634
(2,887.7)
2,806
(3,033.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
515
(601.3)
492
(564.4)
466
(531.3)
418
(474.1)
422
(477.3)
394
(444.7)
327
(369.1)
243
(277.5)
264
(299.9)
166
(189.0)
188
(207.1)
178
(195.1)
165
(178.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
44
(51.4)
48
(55.1)
48
(54.7)
12
(13.6)
16
(18.1)
12
(13.5)
13
(14.7)
5
(5.7)
26
(29.5)
26
(29.6)
7
(7.7)
10
(11.0)
21
(22.7)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7)426.2428.3372.5356.9352.5350.4339.0310.1284.4263.1250.2278.0273.2

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 31 registered sex offenders living in Santa Monica, California as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Santa Monica to the number of sex offenders is 2,962 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

273.2
Culver City:

285.9
El Segundo:

136.8
West Hollywood:

368.2
Beverly Hills:

188.0
Manhattan Beach:

175.0
Inglewood:

356.1
Hawthorne:

356.7
Hermosa Beach:

191.6
Violent crime rate in 2013
Santa Monica:

187.4
U.S. Average:

203.3
Violent crime rate in 2012
Santa Monica:

216.6
U.S. Average:

214.5
Violent crime rate in 2011
Santa Monica:

203.2
U.S. Average:

214.1
Violent crime rate in 2010
Santa Monica:

215.9
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Santa Monica:

220.2
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Santa Monica:

302.7
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Santa Monica:

332.4
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Santa Monica:

327.1
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Santa Monica:

307.8
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Santa Monica:

312.9
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2003
Santa Monica:

309.2
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
Santa Monica:

383.8
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
Santa Monica:

371.6
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2013
Santa Monica:

281.8
U.S. Average:

250.2
Property crime rate in 2012
Santa Monica:

281.6
U.S. Average:

267.3
Property crime rate in 2011
Santa Monica:

246.1
U.S. Average:

273.5
Property crime rate in 2010
Santa Monica:

248.9
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Santa Monica:

286.7
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
Santa Monica:

269.3
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
Santa Monica:

305.5
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Santa Monica:

331.4
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Santa Monica:

353.3
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Santa Monica:

350.5
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2003
Santa Monica:

380.3
U.S. Average:

334.1
Property crime rate in 2002
Santa Monica:

387.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
Santa Monica:

404.8
U.S. Average:

337.2

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 per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 378 (202 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 385 (203 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 388 (204 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
California average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 387 (204 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 397 (203 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 386 (202 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.31
California average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 390 (209 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 402 (204 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 380 (198 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 375 (199 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 384 (205 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
California average:

2.42


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Santa Monica

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 90401, 90403, 90404.