Reported Annual Crime In Escondido

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEscondido/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,181n/a (estimate)2,0812,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEscondido/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a2.04.65.3
Rape51n/a33.437.241.7
Robbery174n/a113.8143.298.0
Assault348n/a227.7264.2248.9
Violent crime576n/a (estimate)377449383
Burglary427n/a279.4446.9430.4
Theft1,780n/a1,164.61,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft398n/a260.4425.9237.4
Property crime2,605n/a (estimate)1,7042,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Escondido, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Escondido, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Escondido, CA averages 29% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 24% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Escondido, CA is 16% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 2% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 32% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 28% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Escondido, CA area.
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The Escondido crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Escondido as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Escondido crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Escondido is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.7 daily crimes that occur in Escondido.
  • Escondido is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Escondido you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Escondido has decreased by 19%.

Compare Escondido, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Escondido (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Escondido, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Escondido, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.42 times less than the California average and 1.32 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Escondido, CA is 1.19 times less than the California average and 1.02 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Escondido, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.46 times less than the California average and 1.39 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Escondido (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Escondido, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Escondido, CA has been ranked safer than 46% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Escondido, CA is safer than 35% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Escondido, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Escondido, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Escondido

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Escondido is 1 in 266
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Escondido is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Escondido is 1 in 49
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Escondido, 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 Escondido, CA, then there is a 1 in 266 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 59. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 49 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Escondido, CA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Escondido, 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 Escondido, CA has increased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Escondido, CA has decreased by 24% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Escondido, CA has decreased by 19% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Escondido police department

ItemEscondidoCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19951,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
There are a total of 199 Escondido police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 62.6% less than the California average and 58.5% less than the National average.

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
Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,86470392462
Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76370392462
Hidden Meadows, CA3,648147820968
Bonsall, CA4,294151841993
Poway, CA49,6751151,1421,257
San Marcos, CA91,4792001,1681,368
Lake San Marcos, CA4,5292451,3641,610
Escondido, CA149,9123771,7042,081

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lakewood, CO149,7936444,8595,503
Kansas City, KS149,7556384,3304,969
Rockford, IL149,5971,5883,5675,156
Sunnyvale, CA149,5961171,7311,849
Alexandria, VA151,4731661,5681,734
Escondido, CA149,9123771,7042,081
Source: The Escondido, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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