Carson, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
2,448
Total Crimes
2,662.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
7.50%
Above National Average
305 out of 461
In California
7,345 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Carson, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Carson is 2,662.4 per 100,000 people. That's 7.50% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -3.97% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 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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Carson SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Carson
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,448 2,662.4 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 5 5.4 4.3 5.0
Robbery 122 132.7 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 286 311.0 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 444 482.9 441.2 366.7
Burglary 328 356.7 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,277 1,388.8 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 399 433.9 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 2,004 2,179.5 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Carson

444.0
Violent Crimes
482.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
31.68%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 207.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Carson each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Carson is 482.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 31.68% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 9.45% higher than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Carson

2,004.0
Property Crimes
2,179.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
3.30%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 45.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Carson each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Carson is 2,179.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 3.30% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -6.51% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Carson 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 Carson

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Long Beach, CA 467,974 13,666 2,920.2 2,414.0 506.2
Torrance, CA 145,183 3,133 2,158.0 1,965.1 192.9
Compton, CA 96,638 3,450 3,570.0 2,427.6 1,142.4
Lakewood, CA 80,151 2,068 2,580.1 2,303.2 277.0
Gardena, CA 59,833 1,526 2,550.4 2,008.9 541.5
Fountain Valley, CA 55,858 1,216 2,176.9 2,082.1 94.9
Cerritos, CA 50,642 1,761 3,477.4 3,226.6 250.8
Cypress, CA 49,085 648 1,320.2 1,214.2 105.9
La Mirada, CA 48,702 787 1,616.0 1,439.4 176.6
Lomita, CA 20,553 321 1,561.8 1,235.8 326.0
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