Palos Verdes Estates, CA
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Palos Verdes Estates, CA crime analytics


Palos Verdes Estates has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palos Verdes Estates is 1 in 76. How does Palos Verdes Estates fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Palos Verdes Estates's crime rate is lower than approximately 83% of California communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Palos Verdes Estates has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Palos Verdes Estates is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Palos Verdes Estates 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 Palos Verdes Estates.

For Palos Verdes Estates, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Palos Verdes Estates than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1520, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Palos Verdes Estates; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Palos Verdes Estates Crime Data

 
Crime Index

57

(100 is safest)


Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

Palos Verdes Estates Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

172

181

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.66

12.57

13.23

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palos Verdes Estates 0.66
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,520

in Palos Verdes Estates

1 in 235

in California
Palos Verdes Estates VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,682
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 5 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.07 0.37 0.22
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
Palos Verdes Estates 12.57
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 80

in Palos Verdes Estates

1 in 38

in California
Palos Verdes Estates Property CRIMES
Population: 13,682
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 82 80 10
Rate per 1,000 5.99 5.85 0.73
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

Palos Verdes Estates Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Palos Verdes Estates 38
California 90