West Hollywood, CA
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West Hollywood, CA crime analytics


With a crime rate of 47 per one thousand residents, West Hollywood has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 21. Within California, more than 93% of the communities have a lower crime rate than West Hollywood.

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

For West Hollywood, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in West Hollywood is one in 128.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in West Hollywood is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In West Hollywood, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 39 per one thousand population.

West Hollywood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

West Hollywood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

283

1,408

1,691

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.81

38.87

46.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West Hollywood 7.81
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 128

in West Hollywood

1 in 235

in California

West Hollywood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 36,222
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 19 91 171
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.52 2.51 4.72

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
West Hollywood 38.87
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in West Hollywood

1 in 38

in California

West Hollywood Property CRIMES

Population: 36,222
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 210 1,106 92
Rate per 1,000 5.80 30.53 2.54

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

West Hollywood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West Hollywood 896
California 90