Reported Annual Crime In Dana Point

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDana Point/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime646n/a (estimate)1,8833,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDana Point/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape9n/a26.232.738.6
Robbery12n/a35.0135.0101.9
Assault36n/a104.9253.8237.8
Violent crime57n/a (estimate)166426373
Burglary120n/a349.7504.3491.4
Theft417n/a1,215.31,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft52n/a151.6436.8220.2
Property crime589n/a (estimate)1,7172,6182,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Dana Point, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Dana Point, CA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Dana Point, CA crime rate is 38% lower than the California average and is 34% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Dana Point, CA has a violent crime rate that is 61% lower than the California average and 55% lower than the national average. For property crime, Dana Point, CA is 34% lower than the California average and 31% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dana Point is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.16 daily crimes that occur in Dana Point.
  • Dana Point is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dana Point you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dana Point has increased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Dana Point (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Dana Point, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Dana Point, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.62 times less than the California average and 1.52 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Dana Point, CA is 2.57 times less than the California average, and it is 2.24 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Dana Point, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.53 times less than the California average and 1.45 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Dana Point (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Dana Point, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Dana Point, CA ranks safer than 75% of every city located within California along with 59% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Dana Point, CA. As a result, Dana Point, CA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dana Point

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dana Point is 1 in 602
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dana Point is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dana Point is 1 in 54
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Dana Point, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Dana Point, CA you have a 1 in 602 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dana Point, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Dana Point (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Dana Point, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Dana Point, CA has decreased by 20%, while the property crime rate in Dana Point, CA has increased by 27% year over year. The number of total crimes in Dana Point, CA has increased by 21% year over year.

Dana Point police department

ItemDana PointCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA48,75888609698
Aliso Viejo, CA49,43763715778
Laguna Woods, CA16,30230854885
Las Flores, CA6,311139851990
Laguna Niguel, CA64,299741,0461,121
Dana Point, CA33,8611661,7171,883

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
New City, NY33,874182769951
Oildale, CA33,8797094,3585,067
Pleasant Hill, CA33,8422125,4215,633
Oregon City, OR33,8342743,1063,380
San Dimas, CA33,8962321,9432,174
Dana Point, CA33,8611661,7171,883
Source: The Dana Point, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.