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


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

Crime rate in Seal Beach, CA

The 2019 crime rate in Seal Beach, CA is 127 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 50.4% U.S. cities. The 2019 Seal Beach crime rate fell by 28% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Seal Beach has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Seal Beach, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Seal Beach:

126.6
Los Alamitos:

79.5
Cypress:

98.3
Hawaiian Gardens:

236.6
Westminster:

226.4
Long Beach:

297.4
Signal Hill:

480.0
Stanton:

159.3
Lakewood:

196.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Seal Beach by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
8
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.2)
3
(12.4)
1
(4.1)
4
(16.5)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
2
(8.2)
9
(37.0)
1
(4.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(44.9)
10
(41.0)
12
(49.7)
10
(41.5)
5
(20.6)
8
(32.7)
5
(20.2)
8
(32.3)
7
(28.3)
5
(20.2)
4
(16.2)
19
(77.6)
20
(82.1)
10
(41.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(93.8)
25
(102.5)
43
(178.1)
40
(165.8)
37
(152.7)
13
(53.2)
11
(44.4)
7
(28.2)
18
(72.8)
18
(72.6)
22
(89.0)
24
(98.0)
10
(41.1)
8
(33.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
107
(436.5)
77
(315.8)
109
(451.6)
133
(551.4)
122
(503.6)
133
(543.9)
135
(545.1)
93
(375.0)
88
(355.9)
80
(322.6)
80
(323.6)
92
(375.6)
70
(287.4)
62
(257.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
359
(1,464)
282
(1,157)
317
(1,313)
338
(1,401)
374
(1,544)
367
(1,501)
387
(1,563)
336
(1,355)
372
(1,504)
478
(1,927)
425
(1,719)
503
(2,053)
493
(2,024)
458
(1,899)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(224.4)
47
(192.8)
46
(190.6)
33
(136.8)
28
(115.6)
30
(122.7)
23
(92.9)
33
(133.1)
34
(137.5)
36
(145.2)
41
(165.9)
48
(196.0)
38
(156.0)
31
(128.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(8.2)
3
(12.3)
5
(20.7)
2
(8.3)
5
(20.6)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.1)
14
(57.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index142.6123.2159.9154.5164.5197.1126.3109.6122.4135.1138.7173.5176.0126.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 6 registered sex offenders living in Seal Beach, California as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seal Beach is 4,138 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Seal Beach:

41.5
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Seal Beach:

98.5
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Seal Beach:

95.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Seal Beach:

64.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Seal Beach:

50.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Seal Beach:

54.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Seal Beach:

34.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Seal Beach:

36.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Seal Beach:

112.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Seal Beach:

111.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Seal Beach:

107.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Seal Beach:

126.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Seal Beach:

80.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Seal Beach:

73.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Seal Beach:

101.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Seal Beach:

98.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Seal Beach:

132.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Seal Beach:

131.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Seal Beach:

165.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Seal Beach:

182.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Seal Beach:

207.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Seal Beach:

175.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Seal Beach:

182.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Seal Beach:

167.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Seal Beach:

162.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Seal Beach:

201.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Seal Beach:

202.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Seal Beach:

195.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Seal Beach:

200.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Seal Beach:

184.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Seal Beach:

149.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Seal Beach:

194.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Seal Beach:

186.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Seal Beach:

146.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Seal Beach:

138.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Seal Beach:

149.5
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 2019, including police officers: 53 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 49 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 47 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 45 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 46 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 45 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 48 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 48 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 49 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 49 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 55 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 50 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 41 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 39 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 37 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 45 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Seal Beach, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 90743.