Long Beach, CA Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Long Beach, Los Angeles County and California. Our statistics also include comparisons of Long Beach's crime rate to California's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Long Beach has a population of 474,140 while California has a population of 16,777,215.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Long Beach, CA, there were 2,766 reported major violent crimes and 14,337 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Long Beach is agg. assault, with 1,499 reported. This represented 54.19% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 8,413 reported.

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Long Beach Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 7th
  • Violent Crimes: 9th (82nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 10th (47th per 100k)
  • Rape: 6th (115th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 10th (109th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 8th (31st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 9th (124th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 10th (107th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 9th (166th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 9th (73rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 14th (145th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 36th
  • Violent Crimes: 49th (992nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 46th (341st per 100k)
  • Rape: 56th (1,054th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 56th (1,445th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 41st (329th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 52nd (2,201st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 48th (1,668th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 66th (3,110th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 32nd (234th per 100k)
  • Arson: 55th (689th per 100k)

In Los Angeles County (2015)

  • Population: 2nd
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (16th per 100k)
  • Murder: 2nd (10th per 100k)
  • Rape: 2nd (19th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 2nd (19th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (13th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (16th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (15th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 2nd (26th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (22nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 3rd (29th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 474,140
  • Households: 164,406
  • Median Income: $52,783.00
  • Land Area: 50.316 miles2
  • Water Area: 1.16 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Long Beach, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 23 36
Rape 110 177
Agg. Assault 1282 1499
Robbery 889 1054
Burglary 3482 3094
Vehicle Thefts 2081 2830
Arson 78 69

Violent Crimes in Long Beach, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 36
Rape 177
Aggravated Assault 1499
Robbery 1054

Property Crimes in Long Beach, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 3094
Larceny 8413
Motor Vehicle Theft 2830
Arson 69

Murder in Long Beach, CA

Year Murder
2006 41
2008 40
2009 40
2010 32
2011 25
2012 32
2013 34
2014 23
2015 36

Arson in Long Beach, CA

Year Arson
2006 103
2008 130
2009 107
2010 79
2011 103
2012 104
2013 97
2014 78
2015 69

California Criminal Statistics:


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Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 153709 166883
Murder 1699 1861
Rape 19925 22198
Agg. Assault 91803 99349
Robbery 48680 52862
Property Crimes 947192 1024914
Burglary 202670 197404
Larceny 592670 656517
Vehicle Thefts 151852 170993
Arson 0 0

Murder in the state of California

Year Murder
2006 2485
2007 2260
2008 2142
2009 1972
2010 1809
2011 1792
2012 1884
2013 1746
2014 1699
2015 1861

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