Hawthorne, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
2,306
Total Crimes
2,673.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
13.94%
Above National Average
320 out of 461
In California
6,824 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Hawthorne, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Hawthorne is 2,673.0 per 100,000 people. That's 13.94% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 3.57% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 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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Hawthorne SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Hawthorne
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,306 2,673.0 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 5 5.8 5.6 6.5
Robbery 165 191.3 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 480 556.4 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 675 782.4 442.0 387.8
Burglary 281 325.7 369.7 314.2
Larceny 837 970.2 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 513 594.7 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 1,631 1,890.6 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Hawthorne

675
Violent Crimes
782.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
101.76%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 127.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Hawthorne each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Hawthorne is 782.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 101.76% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 77.00% higher than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Hawthorne

1,631
Property Crimes
1,890.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-3.45%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 52.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Hawthorne each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Hawthorne is 1,890.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -3.45% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -11.61% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Hawthorne 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 Hawthorne

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Torrance, CA 143,421 3,209 2,237.5 2,046.4 191.0
Inglewood, CA 107,986 3,174 2,939.3 2,310.5 628.8
Lakewood, CA 79,222 1,943 2,452.6 2,154.7 297.9
Gardena, CA 59,385 1,593 2,682.5 2,229.5 453.0
Cerritos, CA 49,952 1,462 2,926.8 2,726.6 200.2
Cypress, CA 49,124 787 1,602.1 1,479.9 122.1
La Mirada, CA 48,144 790 1,640.9 1,449.8 191.1
Manhattan Beach, CA 35,190 830 2,358.6 2,227.9 130.7
Lawndale, CA 32,347 638 1,972.4 1,496.3 476.1
South Pasadena, CA 25,299 657 2,596.9 2,494.2 102.8
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