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


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

Crime rate in Monterey Park, CA

The 2022 crime rate in Monterey Park, CA is 187 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 72.8% U.S. cities. The 2022 Monterey Park crime rate rose by 9% compared to 2020. In the last 5 years Monterey Park has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Monterey Park, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Monterey Park:

187.4
Alhambra:

187.4
Montebello:

314.8
Rosemead:

291.3
Commerce:

1,287.2
San Gabriel:

121.9
South Pasadena:

147.3
Pico Rivera:

286.0
South El Monte:

434.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Monterey Park by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.6)
3
(5.0)
1
(1.6)
4
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
8
(13.1)
4
(6.5)
6
(9.7)
8
(13.0)
10
(16.3)
4
(6.5)
7
(11.6)
11
(18.5)
7
(12.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
95
(154.8)
57
(94.6)
60
(98.4)
42
(68.5)
60
(98.1)
41
(66.9)
57
(92.3)
59
(95.6)
55
(89.9)
73
(119.4)
59
(97.6)
51
(85.6)
70
(120.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
46
(75.0)
36
(59.7)
40
(65.6)
28
(45.7)
36
(58.9)
45
(73.4)
40
(64.8)
63
(102.1)
46
(75.2)
47
(76.8)
60
(99.3)
49
(82.2)
77
(132.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
249
(405.8)
219
(363.4)
213
(349.3)
249
(406.4)
316
(516.7)
267
(435.7)
378
(612.1)
460
(745.4)
439
(717.2)
356
(582.1)
267
(441.9)
212
(355.7)
245
(419.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
524
(854.1)
415
(688.6)
635
(1,041)
551
(899.3)
637
(1,042)
608
(992.1)
728
(1,179)
998
(1,617)
955
(1,560)
1,017
(1,663)
929
(1,537)
781
(1,310)
709
(1,215)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
193
(314.6)
226
(375.0)
191
(313.2)
222
(362.3)
209
(341.8)
164
(267.6)
243
(393.5)
246
(398.6)
219
(357.8)
216
(353.2)
159
(263.1)
237
(397.6)
273
(467.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.9)
1
(1.6)
4
(6.5)
2
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
15
(25.2)
3
(5.1)
City-Data.com crime index157.7133.3138.4137.5156.9134.8169.9211.5199.6191.9171.9172.7187.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 29 registered sex offenders living in Monterey Park, California as of July 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Monterey Park is 2,120 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 2022
Monterey Park:

138.0
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Monterey Park:

109.0
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Monterey Park:

110.1
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Monterey Park:

104.6
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Monterey Park:

102.1
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Monterey Park:

115.1
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Monterey Park:

88.3
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Monterey Park:

80.0
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Monterey Park:

91.6
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Monterey Park:

71.8
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Monterey Park:

86.9
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Monterey Park:

87.1
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Monterey Park:

124.7
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Monterey Park:

98.1
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Monterey Park:

130.4
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Monterey Park:

110.4
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Monterey Park:

100.6
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Monterey Park:

214.9
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2020
Monterey Park:

196.3
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Monterey Park:

204.7
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Monterey Park:

252.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Monterey Park:

275.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Monterey Park:

289.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Monterey Park:

240.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Monterey Park:

176.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Monterey Park:

206.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Monterey Park:

180.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Monterey Park:

168.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Monterey Park:

163.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Monterey Park:

171.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Monterey Park:

214.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Monterey Park:

166.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Monterey Park:

187.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Monterey Park:

192.6
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 102 (72 officers - 59 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 106 (75 officers - 62 male; 13 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 99 (69 officers - 61 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
California average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 106 (70 officers - 62 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 102 (70 officers - 60 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 98 (69 officers - 60 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 96 (69 officers - 59 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 97 (69 officers - 59 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 97 (67 officers - 57 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 99 (68 officers - 59 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 95 (68 officers - 59 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 102 (72 officers - 62 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 106 (77 officers - 66 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 111 (78 officers - 67 male; 11 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
California average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 113 (76 officers - 64 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 110 (77 officers - 65 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 109 (76 officers - 64 male; 12 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 110 (76 officers - 67 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 108 (74 officers - 64 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Monterey Park, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 91755.