El Segundo, CA
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El Segundo, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in El Segundo is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in El Segundo is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, El Segundo is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, El Segundo has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare El Segundo to other communities of similar population, then El Segundo crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how El Segundo does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how El Segundo does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in El Segundo.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in El Segundo occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in El Segundo; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 396. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that El Segundo's rate for property crime is 37 per one thousand population. This makes El Segundo a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in El Segundo is one in 27.

Importantly, we found that El Segundo has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in El Segundo is one in 348.

El Segundo Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

El Segundo Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

43

624

667

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.52

36.63

39.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
El Segundo 2.52
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 396

in El Segundo

1 in 235

in California

El Segundo VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 17,037
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 23 18
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.06 1.35 1.06

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
El Segundo 36.63
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in El Segundo

1 in 38

in California

El Segundo Property CRIMES

Population: 17,037
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 147 428 49
Rate per 1,000 8.63 25.12 2.88

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

El Segundo Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
El Segundo 122
California 90