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


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

Crime rate in South Pasadena, CA

The 2018 crime rate in South Pasadena, CA was 138 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 2.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 51.9% of U.S. cities. The 2018 South Pasadena crime rate rose by 5% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years South Pasadena has seen a decrease in violent crime and an increase in property crime.
See how dangerous South Pasadena, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
South Pasadena:

138.2
Alhambra:

184.9
San Marino:

102.4
Pasadena:

220.9
San Gabriel:

180.0
Monterey Park:

191.9
Rosemead:

233.2
Temple City:

126.6
Glendale:

104.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in South Pasadena by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.0)
3
(11.9)
9
(36.0)
7
(28.4)
3
(12.3)
8
(32.9)
6
(23.1)
6
(23.0)
3
(11.6)
4
(15.4)
3
(11.4)
7
(26.7)
2
(7.7)
2
(7.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
28
(111.0)
23
(91.6)
24
(96.1)
23
(93.5)
20
(81.8)
13
(53.5)
14
(54.0)
13
(49.9)
16
(61.7)
10
(38.4)
22
(83.7)
10
(38.1)
9
(34.7)
19
(73.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(51.6)
15
(59.7)
3
(12.0)
9
(36.6)
6
(24.5)
4
(16.4)
13
(50.2)
8
(30.7)
10
(38.6)
15
(57.6)
5
(19.0)
10
(38.1)
6
(23.1)
11
(42.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
148
(587.0)
178
(708.8)
167
(668.9)
154
(625.8)
141
(576.4)
107
(440.0)
141
(544.0)
118
(453.1)
170
(655.4)
115
(441.6)
141
(536.4)
162
(617.0)
130
(500.8)
103
(397.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
409
(1,622)
360
(1,434)
179
(716.9)
271
(1,101)
265
(1,083)
262
(1,077)
281
(1,084)
277
(1,064)
347
(1,338)
328
(1,260)
536
(2,039)
447
(1,702)
315
(1,213)
360
(1,389)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
98
(388.7)
89
(354.4)
90
(360.5)
78
(317.0)
64
(261.6)
54
(222.0)
58
(223.8)
48
(184.3)
51
(196.6)
32
(122.9)
31
(117.9)
58
(220.9)
59
(227.3)
59
(227.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(11.9)
4
(15.9)
4
(16.0)
5
(20.3)
5
(20.4)
1
(4.1)
2
(7.7)
6
(23.0)
20
(77.1)
1
(3.8)
2
(7.6)
4
(15.2)
2
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)183.9192.3164.4179.5152.0137.3144.1128.5150.6134.1166.6169.3130.7138.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 8 registered sex offenders living in South Pasadena, California as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Pasadena is 3,268 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 2018
South Pasadena:

65.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
South Pasadena:

44.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
South Pasadena:

64.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
South Pasadena:

62.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
South Pasadena:

71.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
South Pasadena:

61.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
South Pasadena:

63.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
South Pasadena:

75.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
South Pasadena:

67.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
South Pasadena:

73.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
South Pasadena:

101.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
South Pasadena:

90.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
South Pasadena:

95.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
South Pasadena:

85.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
South Pasadena:

111.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
South Pasadena:

125.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
South Pasadena:

80.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
South Pasadena:

183.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
South Pasadena:

194.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
South Pasadena:

241.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
South Pasadena:

226.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
South Pasadena:

169.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
South Pasadena:

227.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
South Pasadena:

171.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
South Pasadena:

196.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
South Pasadena:

175.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
South Pasadena:

208.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
South Pasadena:

227.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
South Pasadena:

223.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
South Pasadena:

266.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
South Pasadena:

256.8
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
South Pasadena:

219.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
South Pasadena:

257.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
South Pasadena:

254.2
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: 46 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 43 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 49 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 43 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 48 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 47 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 46 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 45 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 49 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 50 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 50 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 50 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 47 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 47 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 46 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 46 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in South Pasadena, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 91030.