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Crime Rates* in Los Angeles County
1985-2018

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Reported Violent Crime Rates (Crimes per 100,000 population*)

Year Total Violent Crimes Homicide Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault
2018 571.1 5.6 43.8 190.0 331.8
2017 585.9 5.7 42.1 206.2 332.0
2016 553.2 6.1 40.8 197.8 308.6
2015 496.9 5.8 38.5 174.1 278.5
2014 423.1 5.2 22.0 160.3 235.5
2013 402.2 5.4 17.4 167.1 212.2
2012 446.8 6.0 19.8 189.7 231.2
2011 466.5 5.8 19.3 201.3 240.1
2010 511.5 6.3 21.1 223.0 261.2
Year Total Violent Crimes Homicide Forcible Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault
2009 558.6 7.1 21.6 250.3 279.6
2008 611.0 8.2 22.2 273.2 307.4
2007 648.2 8.8 23.4 283.0 333.0
2006 663.8 10.3 23.9 283.0 346.7
2005 675.9 10.9 24.3 271.9 368.8
2004 781.6 10.6 25.3 270.9 474.8
2003 867.8 10.8 26.5 296.8 533.7
2002 920.1 12.0 29.9 309.9 568.3
2001 936.5 11.2 29.1 315.5 580.8
2000 945.8 10.5 29.0 298.5 607.8
Year Total Violent Crimes Homicide Forcible Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault
1999 924.3 9.5 27.5 298.2 589.1
1998 1,020.7 10.4 29.5 336.5 644.3
1997 1,166.2 12.9 31.1 422.0 700.2
1996 1,302.6 15.4 33.3 507.2 746.8
1995 1,437.0 18.5 34.9 575.5 808.2
1994 1,518.7 18.4 35.1 617.0 848.3
1993 1,696.1 21.4 40.7 727.4 906.6
1992 1,815.2 21.3 42.9 765.5 985.5
1991 1,824.1 20.8 46.2 761.9 995.2
1990 1,758.4 19.9 47.6 711.9 979.0
Year Total Violent Crimes Homicide Forcible Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault
1989 1,621.1 18.2 46.0 624.2 932.7
1988 1,410.7 15.7 46.5 536.5 812.0
1987 1,360.5 16.7 50.6 524.3 768.9
1986 1,397.7 17.0 53.4 595.9 731.4
1985 1,181.0 16.3 54.8 582.7 527.2

*Crime rate is calculated as follows:
Result of Number of Crimes divided by population number and then multiplied by 100,000. Annual population estimates are reported by the California Department of Finance. Population numbers for years that end in "0" are decennial census numbers from the U.S. Census.

Source: California Dept. of Justice


Reported Property Crime & Arson Rates (Crimes per 100,000 population*)

Year Total Property Crimes (Arson not included) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
2018 2,319.1 415.0 403.8 1,500.3 26.2
2017 2,432.0 459.3 463.5 1,509.1 24.7
2016 2,476.2 460.6 466.3 1,549.3 23.2
2015 2,363.7 447.0 432.2 1,484.5 20.5
2014 2,153.6 437.9 362.3 1,353.4 19.5
2013 2,274.9 479.8 387.8 1,407.4 22.5
2012 2,329.0 492.4 406.7 1,430.0 23.4
2011 2,308.1 499.1 409.5 1,399.5 23.2
2010 2,374.4 500.8 442.0 1,431.5 22.9
Year Total Property Crimes (Arson not included) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
2009 2,467.7 515.8 476.6 1,475.2 28.7
2008 2,653.7 557.3 578.1 1,518.4 34.4
2007 2,720.9 562.5 610.2 1,548.2 38.4
2006 2,748.7 566.4 660.3 1,522.0 38.8
2005 2,915.2 599.6 719.4 1,596.2 38.5
2004 3,033.8 605.9 735.4 1,692.4 37.5
2003 3,149.5 617.8 771.1 1,760.6 41.0
2002 3,156.6 641.1 743.5 1,771.9 43.1
2001 3,141.0 641.6 708.1 1,791.3 46.0
2000 3,040.8 636.6 675.1 1,729.1 44.9
Year Total Property Crimes (Arson not included) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
1999 2,978.9 613.4 614.7 1,750.8 44.5
1998 3,326.2 732.6 707.1 1,886.5 46.1
1997 3,706.7 837.3 872.1 1,997.4 56.3
1996 4,244.3 958.6 994.8 2,290.9 62.4
1995 4,767.0 1,062.9 1,123.9 2,580.1 59.7
1994 4,989.4 1,143.6 1,242.7 2,603.1 76.1
1993 5,410.9 1,282.8 1,389.4 2,738.7 90.2
1992 5,744.8 1,429.1 1,479.3 2,836.4 110.1
1991 5,918.1 1,449.5 1,486.3 2,982.2 91.6
1990 5,709.2 1,389.4 1,432.0 2,887.7 99.0
Year Total Property Crimes (Arson not included) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
1989 5,895.9 1,406.0 1,455.9 3,034.1 99.2
1988 5,541.0 1,384.4 1,308.9 2,847.7 103.0
1987 5,466.4 1,441.5 1,253.7 2,771.2 99.0
1986 6,038.6 1,732.2 1,230.8 3,075.6 99.7
1985 6,015.7 1,767.3 1,108.9 3,139.5 105.4

*Crime rate is calculated as follows:
Result of Number of Crimes divided by population number and then multiplied by 100,000. Annual population estimates are reported by the California Department of Finance. Population numbers for years that end in "0" are decennial census numbers from the U.S. Census.

Source: California Dept. of Justice