Bell, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
679
Total Crimes
1,893.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-26.27%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Bell, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bell is 1,893.6 per 100,000 people. That's -26.27% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -33.04% 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.

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Bell SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
3
Commute
4

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Bell
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 679 1,893.6 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 3 8.4 4.4 5.0
Robbery 45 125.5 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 126 351.4 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 184 513.1 447.4 368.9
Burglary 120 334.7 416.2 376.0
Larceny 266 741.8 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 109 304.0 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 495 1,380.5 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Bell

184
Violent Crimes
513.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
39.10%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 194.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bell each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bell is 513.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 39.10% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 14.69% higher than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bell

495
Property Crimes
1,380.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-37.24%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 72.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bell each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bell is 1,380.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -37.24% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -42.01% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 per 100,000 people.

Bell 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 Bell

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
South Gate, CA 95,570 2,998 3,137.0 2,473.6 663.4
Lakewood, CA 81,097 2,118 2,611.7 2,278.8 332.9
Huntington Park, CA 58,922 2,229 3,783.0 3,054.9 728.1
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
Bell Gardens, CA 42,845 750 1,750.5 1,477.4 273.1
Maywood, CA 27,612 389 1,408.8 1,093.7 315.1
Cudahy, CA 24,114 277 1,148.7 775.5 373.2
La Palma, CA 15,747 354 2,248.0 2,121.0 127.0
Commerce, CA 12,961 1,123 8,664.5 7,676.9 987.6
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