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


City-Data.com crime index in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

The 2022 crime rate in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is 83 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.9 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 43.7% U.S. cities. The 2022 Rancho Palos Verdes crime rate rose by 23% compared to 2020. In the last 5 years Rancho Palos Verdes has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Rancho Palos Verdes, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Rancho Palos Verdes:

83.5
Rolling Hills Estates:

120.9
Rolling Hills:

26.4
Palos Verdes Estates:

65.0
Lomita:

211.9
Torrance:

215.8
Redondo Beach:

217.4
Hermosa Beach:

228.7
Carson:

290.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Rancho Palos Verdes by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(4.9)
8
(19.2)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.4)
5
(11.7)
4
(9.3)
7
(16.3)
5
(11.7)
6
(14.1)
3
(7.1)
4
(9.6)
4
(9.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(19.5)
5
(12.0)
11
(26.1)
6
(14.2)
7
(16.5)
8
(18.8)
12
(27.9)
6
(14.0)
7
(16.4)
5
(11.8)
2
(4.8)
6
(14.5)
6
(14.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(77.9)
29
(69.6)
23
(54.6)
28
(66.1)
22
(51.7)
11
(25.8)
24
(55.8)
14
(32.6)
21
(49.3)
21
(49.5)
22
(52.4)
33
(79.5)
42
(104.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
115
(279.9)
160
(384.2)
182
(432.0)
167
(394.5)
175
(411.4)
181
(424.4)
207
(481.5)
118
(274.8)
152
(357.1)
120
(282.6)
102
(243.1)
71
(171.0)
87
(215.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
247
(601.1)
244
(585.9)
342
(811.7)
306
(722.8)
369
(867.4)
262
(614.4)
305
(709.4)
266
(619.4)
259
(608.5)
240
(565.2)
199
(474.2)
238
(573.3)
284
(702.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(58.4)
18
(43.2)
26
(61.7)
25
(59.1)
36
(84.6)
29
(68.0)
39
(90.7)
33
(76.8)
35
(82.2)
29
(68.3)
12
(28.6)
26
(62.6)
36
(89.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.7)
4
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(7.0)
2
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.8)
1
(2.5)
City-Data.com crime index73.686.793.080.687.479.9101.073.980.172.665.467.983.5

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.




According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Rancho Palos Verdes, California as of May 30, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rancho Palos Verdes is 3,887 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2022
Rancho Palos Verdes:

69.3
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Rancho Palos Verdes:

56.6
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Rancho Palos Verdes:

45.3
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Rancho Palos Verdes:

44.7
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Rancho Palos Verdes:

44.6
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Rancho Palos Verdes:

39.6
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Rancho Palos Verdes:

55.8
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Rancho Palos Verdes:

34.0
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Rancho Palos Verdes:

36.4
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Rancho Palos Verdes:

42.5
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Rancho Palos Verdes:

47.5
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Rancho Palos Verdes:

60.0
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Rancho Palos Verdes:

53.5
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Rancho Palos Verdes:

49.5
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Rancho Palos Verdes:

59.8
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Rancho Palos Verdes:

55.4
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Rancho Palos Verdes:

67.5
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Rancho Palos Verdes:

91.6
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2020
Rancho Palos Verdes:

72.3
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Rancho Palos Verdes:

76.6
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Rancho Palos Verdes:

95.0
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Rancho Palos Verdes:

114.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Rancho Palos Verdes:

97.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Rancho Palos Verdes:

145.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Rancho Palos Verdes:

125.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Rancho Palos Verdes:

138.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Rancho Palos Verdes:

123.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Rancho Palos Verdes:

136.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Rancho Palos Verdes:

112.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Rancho Palos Verdes:

94.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Rancho Palos Verdes:

115.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Rancho Palos Verdes:

136.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Rancho Palos Verdes:

117.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Rancho Palos Verdes:

97.9
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 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.02
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.02
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.02
California average:

2.09

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 90275.