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Reported Crime Numbers & Crime Rates
Los Angeles County
1985-2020

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Reported Violent Crimes

Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
2020 Number 54,600 677 3,756 15,221 34,946
Crime Rate 545.2 6.8 37.5 152.0 349.0
2019 Number 56,416 508 4,169 18,607 33,132
Crime Rate 554.6 5.0 41.0 192.9 325.7
2018 Number 58,567 570 4,489 19,480 34,028
Crime Rate 571.1 5.6 43.8 190.0 331.8
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
2017 Number 59,924 580 4,302 21,089 33,953
Crime Rate 585.9 5.7 42.1 206.2 332.0
2016 Number 56,351 622 4,153 20,147 31,429
Crime Rate 553.2 6.1 40.8 197.8 308.6
2015 Number 50,466 592 3,913 17,682 28,279
Crime Rate 496.9 5.8 38.5 174.1 278.5
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
2014 Number 42,725 526 2,224 16,191 23,784
Crime Rate 423.1 5.2 22.0 160.3 235.5
2013 Number 40,384 543 1,752 16,783 21,306
Crime Rate 402.2 5.4 17.4 167.1 212.2
2012 Number 44,556 600 1,976 18,923 23,057
Crime Rate 446.8 6.0 19.8 189.7 231.2
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
2011 Number 46,116 569 1,904 19,905 23,738
Crime Rate 466.5 5.8 19.3 201.3 240.1
2010 Number 50,223 617 2,070 21,891 25,645
Crime Rate 511.5 6.3 21.1 223.0 261.2
2009 Number 54,747 699 2,114 24,528 27,406
Crime Rate 558.6 7.1 21.6 250.3 279.6
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
2008 Number 59,788 806 2,173 26,731 30,078
Crime Rate 611.0 8.2 22.2 273.2 307.4
2007 Number 63,397 863 2,285 27,680 32,569
Crime Rate 648.2 8.8 23.4 283.0 333.0
2006 Number 65,047 1,012 2,342 27,726 33,967
Crime Rate 663.8 10.3 23.9 283.0 346.7
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
2005 Number 66,350 1,068 2,384 26,694 36,204
Crime Rate 675.9 10.9 24.3 271.9 368.8
2004 Number 76,652 1,038 2,483 26,565 46,566
Crime Rate 781.6 10.6 25.3 270.9 474.8
2003 Number 84,670 1,053 2,586 28,962 52,069
Crime Rate 867.8 10.8 26.5 296.8 533.7
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
2002 Number 89,058 1,162 2,894 29,994 55,008
Crime Rate 920.1 12.0 29.9 309.9 568.3
2001 Number 89,810 1,070 2,791 30,254 55,695
Crime Rate 936.5 11.2 29.1 315.5 580.8
2000 Number 90,037 1,000 2,761 28,416 57,860
Crime Rate 945.8 10.5 29.0 298.5 607.8
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
1999 Number 86,243 891 2,565 27,825 54,962
Crime Rate 924.3 9.5 27.5 298.2 589.1
1998 Number 94,164 959 2,724 31,041 59,440
Crime Rate 1,020.7 10.4 29.5 336.5 644.3
1997 Number 106,673 1,176 2,846 38,601 64,050
Crime Rate 1,166.2 12.9 31.1 422.0 700.2
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
1996 Number 118,602 1,398 3,035 46,177 67,992
Crime Rate 1,302.6 15.4 33.3 507.2 746.8
1995 Number 130,824 1,682 3,179 52,389 73,574
Crime Rate 1,437.0 18.5 34.9 575.5 808.2
1994 Number 138,125 1,669 3,188 56,116 77,152
Crime Rate 1,518.7 18.4 35.1 617.0 848.3
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
1993 Number 153,876 1,944 3,688 65,994 82,250
Crime Rate 1,696.1 21.4 40.7 727.4 906.6
1992 Number 163,513 1,919 3,865 68,959 88,770
Crime Rate 1,815.2 21.3 42.9 765.5 985.5
1991 Number 162,497 1,856 4,114 67,876 88,651
Crime Rate 1,824.1 20.8 46.2 761.9 995.2
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
1990 Number 155,845 1,768 4,215 63,094 86,768
Crime Rate 1,758.4 19.9 47.6 711.9 979.0
1989 Number 141,137 1,587 4,006 54,340 81,204
Crime Rate 1,621.1 18.2 46.0 624.2 932.7
1988 Number 121,115 1,349 3,988 46,064 69,714
Crime Rate 1,410.7 15.7 46.5 536.5 812.0
Year Measure Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape* Robbery Aggravated Assault
1987 Number 114,992 1,412 4,276 44,318 64,986
Crime Rate 1,360.5 16.7 50.6 524.3 768.9
1986 Number 115,818 1,408 4,428 49,376 60,606
Crime Rate 1,397.7 17.0 53.4 595.9 731.4
1985 Number 95,908 1,326 4,448 47,323 42,811
Crime Rate 1,181.0 16.3 54.8 582.7 527.2

* Forcible rape (not statutory rape)
† Crime rate is calculated as the result of Number of Crimes divided by population number (annual population estimates reported by the California Department of Finance or, when years end in "0", decennial census numbers from the U.S. Census) and then multiplied by 100,000.

Source: California Dept. of Justice


Reported Property Crimes & Arson

Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
2020 Number 213,377 36,725 49,554 127,098 4,271
Crime Rate 2,130.8 366.7 494.8 1,269.2 42.7
2019 Number 224,192 37,987 37,429 148,776 2,711
Crime Rate 2,203.8 373.4 367.9 1,462.5 26.6
2018 Number 237,814 42,552 41,412 153,850 2,684
Crime Rate 2,319.1 415.0 403.8 1,500.3 26.2
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
2017 Number 248,714 46,972 47,406 154,336 2,529
Crime Rate 2,432.0 459.3 463.5 1,509.1 24.7
2016 Number 252,224 46,918 47,496 157,810 2,360
Crime Rate 2,476.2 460.6 466.3 1,549.3 23.2
2015 Number 240,050 45,396 43,889 150,765 2,079
Crime Rate 2,363.7 447.0 432.2 1,484.5 20.5
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
2014 Number 217,493 44,224 36,586 136,683 1,968
Crime Rate 2,153.6 437.9 362.3 1,353.4 19.5
2013 Number 228,419 48,172 38,935 141,312 2,261
Crime Rate 2,274.9 479.8 387.8 1,407.4 22.5
2012 Number 232,266 49,107 40,555 142,604 2,334
Crime Rate 2,329.0 492.4 406.7 1,430.0 23.4
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
2011 Number 228,174 49,336 40,482 138,356 2,289
Crime Rate 2,308.1 499.1 409.5 1,399.5 23.2
2010 Number 233,131 49,176 43,403 140,552 2,251
Crime Rate 2,374.4 500.8 442.0 1,431.5 22.9
2009 Number 241,857 50,558 46,710 144,589 2,815
Crime Rate 2,467.7 515.8 476.6 1,475.2 28.7
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
2008 Number 259,682 54,532 56,571 148,579 3,371
Crime Rate 2,653.7 557.3 578.1 1,518.4 34.4
2007 Number 266,123 55,014 59,684 151,425 3,753
Crime Rate 2,720.9 562.5 610.2 1,548.2 38.4
2006 Number 269,335 55,499 64,698 149,138 3,801
Crime Rate 2,748.7 566.4 660.3 1,522.0 38.8
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
2005 Number 286,163 58,861 70,621 156,681 3,783
Crime Rate 2,915.2 599.6 719.4 1,596.2 38.5
2004 Number 297,521 59,425 72,125 165,971 3,682
Crime Rate 3,033.8 605.9 735.4 1,692.4 37.5
2003 Number 307,294 60,277 75,236 171,781 3,999
Crime Rate 3,149.5 617.8 771.1 1,760.6 41.0
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
2002 Number 305,532 62,055 71,967 171,510 4,167
Crime Rate 3,156.6 641.1 743.5 1,771.9 43.1
2001 Number 301,220 61,526 67,909 171,785 4,411
Crime Rate 3,141.0 641.6 708.1 1,791.3 46.0
2000 Number 289,464 60,597 64,265 164,602 4,271
Crime Rate 3,040.8 636.6 675.1 1,729.1 44.9
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
1999 Number 277,939 57,228 57,355 163,356 4,154
Crime Rate 2,978.9 613.4 614.7 1,750.8 44.5
1998 Number 306,872 67,584 65,239 174,049 4,255
Crime Rate 3,326.2 732.6 707.1 1,886.5 46.1
1997 Number 339,058 76,585 79,771 182,702 5,154
Crime Rate 3,706.7 837.3 872.1 1,997.4 56.3
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
1996 Number 386,432 87,279 90,571 208,582 5,678
Crime Rate 4,244.3 958.6 994.8 2,290.9 62.4
1995 Number 433,979 96,768 102,320 234,891 5,431
Crime Rate 4,767.0 1,062.9 1,123.9 2,580.1 59.7
1994 Number 453,796 104,011 113,027 236,758 6,924
Crime Rate 4,989.4 1,143.6 1,242.7 2,603.1 76.1
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
1993 Number 490,882 116,374 126,053 248,455 8,181
Crime Rate 5,410.9 1,282.8 1,389.4 2,738.7 90.2
1992 Number 517,495 128,732 133,257 255,506 9,920
Crime Rate 5,744.8 1,429.1 1,479.3 2,836.4 110.1
1991 Number 527,198 129,124 132,408 265,666 8,157
Crime Rate 5,918.1 1,449.5 1,486.3 2,982.2 91.6
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
1990 Number 506,009 123,144 126,923 255,942 8,774
Crime Rate 5,709.2 1,389.4 1,432.0 2,887.7 99.0
1989 Number 513,313 122,405 126,756 264,152 8,635
Crime Rate 5,895.9 1,406.0 1,455.9 3,034.1 99.2
1988 Number 475,713 118,854 112,376 244,483 8,841
Crime Rate 5,541.0 1,384.4 1,308.9 2,847.7 103.0
Year Measure Total Property Crimes (not including Arson) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
1987 Number 462,035 121,839 105,968 234,228 8,370
Crime Rate 5,466.4 1,441.5 1,253.7 2,771.2 99.0
1986 Number 500,362 143,528 101,983 254,851 8,260
Crime Rate 6,038.6 1,732.2 1,230.8 3,075.6 99.7
1985 Number 488,535 143,524 90,050 254,961 8,557
Crime Rate 6,015.7 1,767.3 1,108.9 3,139.5 105.4

† Crime rate is calculated as the result of Number of Crimes divided by population number (annual population estimates reported by the California Department of Finance or, when years end in "0", decennial census numbers from the U.S. Census) and then multiplied by 100,000.

Source: California Dept. of Justice