Manhattan Beach is a city in California with a population of 35,000. It is not one of the safest communities in the United States, with a crime rate higher than 68% of cities and towns in the state. The chance of becoming a victim of violent or property crime in Manhattan Beach is 1 in 42. The crime rate per 1,000 residents for a standard year is 25.93. Residents generally consider the northern part of the city to be the safest. Most property crimes can be prevented if people take the necessary steps to protect their personal property. It is important to close cars and remove any valuables every time they leave the vehicle, even if it is parked in the driveway.
More than 90% of vehicle thefts in Manhattan Beach are due to valuables being left in sight, and nearly 65% of these vehicles were left without a key. Laptops, cameras, cell phones, portable GPS systems, briefcases, sunglasses, wallets and wallets are often stolen because they are visible to passers-by. The map below shows a simple crime count in Manhattan Beach, which means it will look a lot like state population maps. However, violent crime accounts for a much smaller percentage than 6% of all reported crimes. It is important to remember that the crime rate per resident may seem exaggerated when people visit the area during the day, but don't live there.