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


Crime rates in Torrance by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(1.4)
2
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.7)
1
(0.7)
2
(1.4)
2
(1.4)
1
(0.7)
4
(2.8)
2
(1.4)
4
(2.7)
1
(0.7)
2
(1.4)
2
(1.3)
1
(0.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(16.1)
23
(16.1)
25
(17.3)
20
(13.9)
18
(12.5)
21
(14.7)
21
(14.8)
25
(17.7)
19
(13.5)
17
(11.6)
17
(11.5)
16
(10.8)
18
(12.2)
34
(22.8)
28
(18.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
211
(147.5)
216
(150.9)
149
(103.3)
211
(146.7)
203
(141.3)
213
(149.0)
175
(123.4)
139
(98.5)
152
(108.3)
91
(61.8)
92
(62.2)
76
(51.5)
73
(49.3)
85
(57.0)
119
(79.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
248
(173.4)
161
(112.5)
95
(65.9)
88
(61.2)
132
(91.9)
107
(74.8)
108
(76.2)
94
(66.6)
115
(81.9)
75
(51.0)
77
(52.1)
94
(63.7)
62
(41.9)
93
(62.3)
110
(73.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
708
(495.1)
785
(548.6)
696
(482.4)
641
(445.8)
666
(463.6)
476
(332.9)
509
(358.9)
442
(313.2)
516
(367.5)
509
(345.9)
529
(357.8)
591
(400.6)
582
(393.3)
540
(361.8)
458
(307.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,712
(1,896.3)
2,753
(1,923.8)
2,357
(1,633.8)
2,144
(1,491.1)
1,998
(1,390.7)
2,250
(1,573.8)
2,109
(1,487.1)
2,034
(1,441.4)
2,008
(1,430.1)
1,957
(1,330.0)
1,823
(1,233.0)
1,833
(1,242.4)
1,784
(1,205.6)
2,024
(1,356.2)
2,326
(1,560.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
637
(445.4)
754
(526.9)
589
(408.3)
505
(351.2)
507
(352.9)
461
(322.4)
453
(319.4)
398
(282.1)
335
(238.6)
301
(204.6)
338
(228.6)
362
(245.4)
257
(173.7)
317
(212.4)
437
(293.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
23
(16.1)
29
(20.3)
51
(35.4)
24
(16.7)
46
(32.0)
16
(11.2)
19
(13.4)
11
(7.8)
21
(15.0)
11
(7.5)
5
(3.4)
6
(4.1)
4
(2.7)
4
(2.7)
5
(3.4)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5)241.9242.1190.7187.7188.5186.3177.1160.6167.4134.5136.3135.6125.3147.0162.4

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 151 registered sex offenders living in Torrance, California as of March 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Torrance to the number of sex offenders is 975 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

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

162.4
Redondo Beach:

194.8
Lomita:

177.2
Lawndale:

243.1
Hermosa Beach:

220.3
Rolling Hills Estates:

111.2
Gardena:

308.6
Palos Verdes Estates:

47.1
Carson:

299.4

When are crimes committed in Torrance, CA?

(Crimes per weekday per hour based on 5,150 crime reports from years 2002 to 2017)

Violent crime rate in 2016
Torrance:

96.9
U.S. Average:

216.0

Violent crime rate in 2015
Torrance:

85.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Torrance:

60.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Torrance:

69.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Torrance:

74.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Torrance:

70.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Torrance:

114.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Torrance:

101.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Torrance:

117.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Torrance:

129.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Torrance:

130.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Torrance:

119.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Torrance:

102.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Torrance:

151.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Torrance:

180.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Torrance:

183.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Torrance:

172.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Torrance:

165.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Torrance:

179.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Torrance:

167.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Torrance:

166.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Torrance:

180.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Torrance:

177.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Torrance:

194.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Torrance:

193.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Torrance:

215.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Torrance:

216.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Torrance:

240.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Torrance:

286.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Torrance:

261.9
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 309 (208 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
California average:

1.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 314 (212 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
California average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 330 (210 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 352 (222 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 308 (208 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 336 (215 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
California average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 335 (217 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 331 (226 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 318 (230 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
California average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 324 (234 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 336 (240 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 318 (230 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 315 (229 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 335 (237 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
California average:

2.42


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Torrance

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

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

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

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Zip codes: 90503, 90505.