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Total crime 35%
Violent crime 47%
Property crime 33%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDana Point/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime573n/a (estimate)1,6842,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape7n/a20.639.242.6
Robbery13n/a38.2137.386.2
Assault49n/a144.0266.5246.8
Violent crime69n/a (estimate)203447381
Burglary73n/a214.6416.2376.0
Theft395n/a1,161.11,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft36n/a105.8392.4228.9
Property crime504n/a (estimate)1,4822,3802,200

Key findings

  • Dana Point crime rates are 35% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dana Point are 47% lower than the national average
  • In Dana Point you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dana Point is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dana Point has decreased by 7%

Dana Point crime map

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The Dana Point crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Dana Point 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 Dana Point crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Dana Point for every 100,000 residents. The Dana Point total amount of daily crime is 1.68 times less than the California average and 1.53 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Dana Point, is 2.21 times less than the California average, and it is 1.88 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Dana Point has a daily crime average that is 1.61 times less than the California average and 1.48 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Dana Point (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Dana Point to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Dana Point safe? The gauges above illustrate that Dana Point is safer than 74% of every city located within California along with 55% 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. As a result, Dana Point, CA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the 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 494
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dana Point is 1 in 68
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dana Point is 1 in 60
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Dana Point, California you have a 1 in 494 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 68 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dana Point.

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

      A good indicator of whether Dana Point is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Dana Point has increased by 9%, while the property crime rate in Dana Point has decreased by 9% year over year. The number of total crimes in Dana Point has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Dana Point police department

      ItemDana PointCaliforniaNational
      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
      Laguna Woods, CA16,34762666728
      Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03894646740
      Las Flores, CA5,671145774919
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,21982853935
      Coto de Caza, CA14,8451709071,077
      Lake Forest, CA80,6581868921,079
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,9841219581,079
      Dana Point, CA34,0092031,4821,684

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      Pekin, IL34,003418467885
      Houma, LA34,0524764,8915,366
      Chester, PA34,0561,3913,3774,767
      Kyle, TX34,0801731,1661,339
      El Mirage, AZ33,9372152,6112,827
      Dana Point, CA34,0092031,4821,684
      Source: The Dana Point, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.