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16%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
23%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
15%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCoronado/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime383n/a (estimate)1,9442,8432,324
Murder0n/a0.05.76.3
Rape12n/a60.937.440.0
Robbery6n/a30.4123.566.1
Assault38n/a192.8332.8268.2
Violent crime56n/a (estimate)284500370
Burglary42n/a213.1371.9269.8
Theft252n/a1,278.81,499.31,401.9
Vehicle theft33n/a167.5471.9282.7
Property crime327n/a (estimate)1,6592,3431,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Coronado, CA

Crime is typically categorized into two main types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. Based on the most recent report, the Coronado crime rate is lower than the national average by 16.4%. Specifically, there were 56 violent crimes in Coronado, equivalent to 284 per 100,000 individuals, lower than the national average by 23.2%. Furthermore, Coronado recorded 327 property crimes, amounting to 1659 per 100,000 residents, which was lower than the average by 15.1%.

In a remarkable testament to the city's commitment to safety, Coronado reported a murder rate of 0. This could indicate that it is a very safe place to live, but also serves as an inspiration to other urban areas striving for safer communities. Examining the full crime report will provide a complete overview of all crimes - violent and property.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Coronado?

What do the local residents think about crime in Coronado? Well, based on a recent survey of 23 people (conducted by AreaVibes), 91% of Coronado residents said that there was virtually no crime and that they felt safe walking at night. Another 9% of respondents said that there was too much crime in the area and they did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Coronado a Safe Place to Live?

Is Coronado a safe place to live? While the answer may not be straightforward due to variations in safety levels across the city, gaining an understanding of the overall crime rate can prove to be advantageous. In general, Coronado has a crime rate that is lower than the national average by 16%. Breaking this down on a daily basis, it translates to 1.05 daily incidents, encompassing 0.15 violent crimes and 0.9 property crimes. Evaluating these statistics can aid in forming a more informed perspective on the safety of Coronado as a potential place to call home.

Has Crime in Coronado Increased Since Last Year?

In the most recent crime report, year-over-year crime rates in Coronado has increased by 34.9%. Examining the change in crime rates from one year to the next provides valuable insights into the evolving safety landscape of Coronado, aiding residents in assessing whether it is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. These crime rates are categorized into two primary groups: violent and property crimes. Year-over-year, violent crime has increased by 229.4%, while property crime has increased by 22.5%. This comprehensive analysis offers potential residents essential information for making informed decisions about whether or not Coronado is a safe place to live.

Potential Causes for Crime in Coronado

Coronado has a poverty rate that stands at 5.8, in contrast to the national average of 15.1. Historically, a direct correlation has been observed between poverty rates and crime stats. Higher poverty rates have led to higher crime rates, while lower poverty rates have led to a reduction in Coronado crime rates. Income disparities and heightened poverty levels can serve as catalysts for elevated or reduced criminal activity, as individuals may or may not turn to illicit means to fulfill their basic needs. This could be one of many factors that may influence crime.

Coronado reports an unemployment rate of 1.7%, contrasting with the national average of 4.7%. Constrained employment opportunities or a prevalence of low-paying positions can contribute to elevated rates of unemployment and underemployment. Areas where individuals contend with joblessness or insufficient wages may display heightened susceptibility to an increase in criminal activities attributed to economic insecurity. Conversely, regions characterized by robust employment rates often witness a decrease in overall Coronado crime rates.

The effectiveness of law enforcement and community policing initiatives can influence crime rates. A strong and collaborative relationship between the police and the community can deter criminal activity and improve safety. In Coronado, there are 3.2 police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents, compared to the national average of 3.25. The effectiveness of law enforcement often depends on community policing strategies that emphasize building trust and cooperation between the police and the community. It's not just about the number of officers but also how they engage with the community.

Coronado crime map



The Coronado crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Coronado as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Coronado crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Coronado crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Coronado crime rates are 16% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Coronado are 23% lower than the national average
  • In Coronado you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Coronado is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Coronado has increased by 63%

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        Daily Crime In Coronado (per 100,000 people)

        The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Coronado, CA per 100,000 people. In Coronado, the total number of daily crimes is 1.46 times less than the California average and 1.20 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Coronado is 1.76 times less than the California average and 1.30 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Coronado has a daily crime rate that is 1.41 times less than the California average and 1.18 times less than the national average.

        How Safe is Coronado (higher is better)

        Is Coronado safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Coronado to other cities in the state and across the country, Coronado is 67% safer than other cities of California and 39% safer than other cities in the nation. Coronado has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Coronado

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Coronado is 1 in 352
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Coronado is 1 in 61
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Coronado is 1 in 52
        How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Coronado, California you have a 1 in 352 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 61 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Coronado.

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

        Determining whether Coronado is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Coronado violent crime rates have increased by 294%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 48% year over year. Total crimes for Coronado has increased by 63% in the same time frame.

        Coronado police department

        Item Coronado California National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6251,506558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.23.63.3
        There are a total of 62 Coronado police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.3% less than the California average and 1.4% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in California

        State Total offenders California /100K National /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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Santee, CA57,4072599001,159
        Imperial Beach, CA27,3343971,0571,454
        Spring Valley CDP (Lake County), CA1,1542701,2651,535
        Chula Vista, CA268,7793511,2771,628
        Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA19,3273401,5931,933
        Bonita, CA12,4703631,7002,063
        El Cajon, CA103,2494691,6092,078
        Coronado, CA24,5262841,6591,944

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        Ottumwa, IA24,5057763,6754,452
        Rockville Centre, NY24,552180723903
        Key West, FL24,4954782,2972,774
        Norton Shores, MI24,5572302,3112,541
        Coronado, CA24,5262841,6591,944
        Source: The Coronado, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.