Manhattan Beach, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
906
Total Crimes
2,546.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
2.80%
Above National Average
287 out of 461
In California
7,157 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Manhattan Beach, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Manhattan Beach is 2,546.2 per 100,000 people. That's 2.80% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -8.16% 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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Manhattan Beach SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
10
Commute
4

How Does Manhattan Beach Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Manhattan Beach
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 906 2,546.2 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 33 92.7 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 17 47.8 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 55 154.6 441.2 366.7
Burglary 160 449.7 386.1 340.5
Larceny 648 1,821.1 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 43 120.8 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 851 2,391.6 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Manhattan Beach

55.0
Violent Crimes
154.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-57.85%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 647.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Manhattan Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Manhattan Beach is 154.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -57.85% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -64.97% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Manhattan Beach

851.0
Property Crimes
2,391.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
13.35%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 41.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Manhattan Beach each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Manhattan Beach is 2,391.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 13.35% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 2.59% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Manhattan Beach 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 Manhattan Beach

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Torrance, CA 145,183 3,133 2,158.0 1,965.1 192.9
Hawthorne, CA 87,305 2,121 2,429.4 1,700.9 728.5
Lakewood, CA 80,151 2,068 2,580.1 2,303.2 277.0
Redondo Beach, CA 67,473 1,530 2,267.6 2,030.4 237.1
Gardena, CA 59,833 1,526 2,550.4 2,008.9 541.5
Cerritos, CA 50,642 1,761 3,477.4 3,226.6 250.8
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 41,961 342 815.0 745.9 69.1
Lawndale, CA 32,751 536 1,636.6 1,254.9 381.7
Hermosa Beach, CA 19,460 500 2,569.4 2,307.3 262.1
Artesia, CA 16,779 356 2,121.7 1,692.6 429.1
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