Reported Annual Crime In Encinitas

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEncinitas/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,142n/a (estimate)1,7962,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEncinitas/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.95.3
Rape9n/a14.234.940.4
Robbery14n/a22.0139.6102.8
Assault82n/a128.9265.9248.5
Violent crime105n/a (estimate)165445386
Burglary204n/a320.8479.8468.9
Theft757n/a1,190.31,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft76n/a119.5450.3236.9
Property crime1,037n/a (estimate)1,6312,5532,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Encinitas, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Encinitas, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Encinitas, CA crime rates are 40% lower than in comparison to the California mean and are 37% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Encinitas, CA has a rate that is 63% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 57% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Encinitas, CA is 36% lower than its state's mean, and 33% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,83870400470
Fairbanks Ranch, CA3,24585486571
Hidden Meadows, CA3,283148848996
Poway, CA49,0401288991,028
San Marcos, CA87,8082081,2071,415
Solana Beach, CA13,1461181,6521,770
Lake San Marcos, CA4,6792741,5721,846
Encinitas, CA61,0081651,6311,796

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Encinitas is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.92 daily crimes that occur in Encinitas.
  • Encinitas is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Encinitas you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Encinitas has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Encinitas (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Encinitas, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Encinitas, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times less than the California average and 1.58 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Encinitas, CA is 2.70 times less than the California average and 2.34 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Encinitas, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.57 times less than the California average and 1.50 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Encinitas (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Encinitas, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Encinitas, CA being safer than 79% of cities in California and 60% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Encinitas, CA. In conclusion, Encinitas, CA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Encinitas

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Encinitas is 1 in 606
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Encinitas is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of crime in Encinitas is 1 in 56
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Encinitas, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Encinitas, CA, then there is a 1 in 606 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 62. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 56 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Encinitas, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Encinitas (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Encinitas, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Encinitas, CA has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Encinitas, CA has increased by 4% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Encinitas, CA has increased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Encinitas police department

ItemEncinitasCaliforniaNational
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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Vineland, NJ60,9854883,9664,454
Terre Haute, IN61,0402585,1785,436
The Villages, FL61,0462831,7702,053
Monterey Park, CA60,9662122,7612,974
Burnsville, MN61,0592032,6792,882
Encinitas, CA61,0081651,6311,796
Source: The Encinitas, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.