Long Beach, California

Long Beach, California had a population of 462,267 in 2010. Unfortunately Long Beach has a 60% higher crime rate than some other cities and towns in California. “The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Long Beach is 1 in 25.” Long Beach did see a reduction in violent crimes from 3,161 in 2009 to 2,720 in 2010, an average of about 14% in reduction.  Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports, (http://www.neighborhoodscout.com)