Torrance, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
2,969
Total Crimes
2,020.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-21.34%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Torrance, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Torrance is 2,020.2 per 100,000 people. That's -21.34% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -28.56% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,827.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Torrance SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
7
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
5

How Does Torrance Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Torrance
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,969 2,020.2 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 2 1.4 4.4 5.0
Robbery 107 72.8 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 123 83.7 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 267 181.7 447.4 368.9
Burglary 468 318.4 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1,951 1,327.5 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 283 192.6 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 2,702 1,838.5 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Torrance

267
Violent Crimes
181.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-50.75%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 550.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Torrance each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Torrance is 181.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -50.75% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -59.39% lower than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Torrance

2,702
Property Crimes
1,838.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-16.41%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 54.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Torrance each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Torrance is 1,838.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -16.41% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -22.77% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 per 100,000 people.

Torrance Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Torrance

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lakewood, CA 81,097 2,118 2,611.7 2,278.8 332.9
Redondo Beach, CA 68,048 1,623 2,385.1 2,133.8 251.3
Gardena, CA 60,423 1,632 2,701.0 2,161.4 539.5
Cerritos, CA 51,307 1,956 3,812.3 3,496.6 315.7
Cypress, CA 49,223 762 1,548.1 1,430.2 117.8
La Mirada, CA 49,175 918 1,866.8 1,685.8 181.0
Manhattan Beach, CA 36,038 901 2,500.1 2,342.0 158.2
Lawndale, CA 33,121 477 1,440.2 1,050.7 389.5
Lomita, CA 20,770 378 1,819.9 1,502.2 317.8
Hermosa Beach, CA 19,737 507 2,568.8 2,416.8 152.0
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