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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 60%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanyon Lake/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime102n/a (estimate)8982,5812,346
Murder0n/a0.05.66.5
Rape2n/a17.634.238.4
Robbery0n/a0.0113.673.9
Assault11n/a96.8288.7279.7
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)114442388
Burglary7n/a61.6369.7314.2
Theft58n/a510.71,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft24n/a211.3427.6246.0
Property crime89n/a (estimate)7842,1391,958

Key findings

  • Canyon Lake crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Canyon Lake are 70% lower than the national average
  • In Canyon Lake you have a 1 in 112 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Canyon Lake is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Canyon Lake has increased by 15%

Canyon Lake crime map

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The Canyon Lake crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Canyon Lake as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Canyon Lake crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Canyon Lake (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Canyon Lake, CA per 100,000 people. In Canyon Lake, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.87 times less than the California average and 2.61 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Canyon Lake is 3.86 times less than the California average and 3.39 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Canyon Lake has a daily crime rate that is 2.73 times less than the California average and 2.50 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Canyon Lake (higher is better)

      How safe is Canyon Lake, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Canyon Lake is safer than 93% of the cities in California and 75% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Canyon Lake. Overall, Canyon Lake is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canyon Lake

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canyon Lake is 1 in 874
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canyon Lake is 1 in 128
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Canyon Lake is 1 in 112
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Canyon Lake, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 874. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 128 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Canyon Lake is 1 in 112.

      Year Over Year Crime In Canyon Lake (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Canyon Lake is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Canyon Lake violent crime rates have decreased by 14%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 20% year over year. Total crimes for Canyon Lake has increased by 15% in the same time frame.

      Canyon Lake police department

      ItemCanyon LakeCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      March ARB, CA1,145147711858
      Murrieta, CA108,583811,0241,105
      Wildomar, CA34,7751531,1001,254
      Warm Springs, CA1,7092291,1061,335
      Romoland, CA1,7692291,1101,339
      Lakeview, CA2,1492551,2331,488
      Meadowbrook, CA2,7822701,3071,578
      Canyon Lake, CA10,985114784898

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      Browns Mills, NJ10,9832651,5741,839
      Trophy Club, TX10,9870398398
      Crestwood, IL10,9894701,7192,189
      Martin, TN10,9893372,3702,707
      Leon Valley, TX10,9901854,2724,457
      Canyon Lake, CA10,985114784898
      Source: The Canyon Lake, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.