South Gate has a population of 95,717. During the past three years, South Gate saw 11,739 arrests. For 2017, the South Gate's arrest rate totaled 397.53 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 25.58% makes South Gate higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 674 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of South Gate also totaled 3,131 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Agoura Hills and Alhambra, South Gate is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, South Gate had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, South Gate averaged 674 violent crimes and 3,131 non-violent crimes.
The city of South Gate experienced 6,369 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 61 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 187 was for legacy rape and 28 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 2,997, and the aggravated assault total was 3,096.