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Crime Rates* in Los Angeles County
1985 - 2017

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

Year Total Violent Crimes Homicide Forcible Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault
2017 585.7 5.7 42.0 206.1 331.9
2016 553.4 6.1 38.4 197.9 308.6
2015 497.0 5.8 35.9 174.1 278.5
2014 424.9 5.2 22.1 161.0 236.5
2013 404.6 5.4 17.6 168.2 213.5
2012 449.7 6.1 19.9 191.0 232.7
2011 468.3 5.8 19.3 202.1 241.1
2010 511.3 6.3 21.1 222.9 261.1
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 23.4 283.0 347.2
2006 663.8 10.3 23.9 283.0 346.6
2005 675.9 10.9 24.3 271.9 368.8
Year Total Violent Crimes Homicide Forcible Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault
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 950.0 10.6 29.1 299.8 610.5
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
Year Total Violent Crimes Homicide Forcible Rape Robbery Aggravated Assault
1994 1,518.7 18.4 35.1 617.0 848.3
1993 1,696.1 21.4 40.7 727.4 906.7
1992 1,815.2 21.3 42.9 765.5 918.9
1991 1,824.1 20.8 46.2 761.9 995.2
1990 1,764.4 20.0 47.7 714.3 982.4
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 53.4 475.2 731.4
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** is multiplied by 100,000.

** Annual population estimates are reported by the California Department of Finance.

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
2017 2,430.9 459.1 463.3 1,508.5 24.7
2016 2,476.9 460.8 466.4 1,549.7 23.2
2015 2,363.8 447.0 432.2 1,484.6 20.5
2014 2,163.1 439.8 363.9 1,359.4 19.6
2013 2,288.7 482.7 390.1 1,415.9 22.7
2012 2,344.2 495.6 409.3 1,439.3 23.6
2011 2,317.0 501.0 411.1 1,405.0 23.2
2010 2,373.5 500.7 441.9 1,431.0 22.9
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 2,930.5 599.6 734.8 1,596.2 38.5
Year Total Property Crimes (Arson not included) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
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 3,054.2 639.4 678.1 1,736.7 45.1
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
Year Total Property Crimes (Arson not included) Burglary Motor Vehicle Theft Larceny-Theft Arson
1994 4,989.4 1,143.6 1,242.7 2,603.1 76.1
1993 5,420.8 1,282.8 1,399.4 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 5,728.9 1,394.2 1,437.0 2,897.7 99.3
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** is multiplied by 100,000.

** Annual population estimates are reported by the California Department of Finance.

Source: California Dept. of Justice