Manhattan Beach, CA
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The crime rate in Manhattan Beach is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Manhattan Beach is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, Manhattan Beach is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Manhattan Beach has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Manhattan Beach to other communities of similar population, then Manhattan Beach crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Manhattan Beach 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 Manhattan Beach 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 Manhattan Beach.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Manhattan Beach 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 Manhattan Beach; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 491. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Manhattan Beach's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Manhattan Beach 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 Manhattan Beach is one in 38.

Manhattan Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

Manhattan Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

73

955

1,028

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.04

26.66

28.70

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Manhattan Beach 2.04
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 491

in Manhattan Beach

1 in 235

in California

Manhattan Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 35,818
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 37 28
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 1.03 0.78

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
Manhattan Beach 26.66
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Manhattan Beach

1 in 38

in California

Manhattan Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 35,818
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 207 701 47
Rate per 1,000 5.78 19.57 1.31

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

Manhattan Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Manhattan Beach 261
California 90