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Whittier Crime Rate Report (California)

Whittier crime statistics report an overall upward trend in crime based on data from 14 years with violent crime increasing and property crime increasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Whittier for 2017 is expected to be higher than in 2012.

The city violent crime rate for Whittier in 2012 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 26.4% and the city property crime rate in Whittier was higher than the national property crime rate average but only by 1.29%.

In 2012 the city violent crime rate in Whittier was lower than the violent crime rate in California by 32.69% and the city property crime rate in Whittier was higher than the property crime rate in California but only by 4.98%.

Property and Violent Crime
Whittier Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita
Whittier Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Whittier Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2012 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault156
Forcible Rape10
Larceny and Theft1,758
Motor Vehicle Theft295
Murder and Manslaughter0
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)2,789
Property Crime2,512
Violent Crime247
2017 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault220
Forcible Rape9
Larceny and Theft1,573
Motor Vehicle Theft92
Murder and Manslaughter1
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)2,403
Property Crime2,126
Violent Crime312

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Whittier Property Crime

Whittier Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Whittier Crime 2012

Whittier Crime 2017

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Whittier Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison

Whittier Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Whittier, California crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Whittier crime report data for 2017 was projected from 14 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2012.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.


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