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Total crime 50%
Violent crime 5%
Property crime 58%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHemet/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,220n/a (estimate)3,7412,7722,489
Murder5n/a5.84.35.0
Rape23n/a26.737.542.6
Robbery121n/a140.6132.481.6
Assault194n/a225.4267.1250.2
Violent crime343n/a (estimate)398441379
Burglary757n/a879.4386.1340.5
Theft1,547n/a1,797.11,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft573n/a665.6358.8219.9
Property crime2,877n/a (estimate)3,3422,3312,110

Key findings

  • Hemet crime rates are 50% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hemet are 5% higher than the national average
  • In Hemet you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hemet is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hemet has decreased by 2%

Hemet crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Hemet (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Hemet, CA per 100,000 people. In Hemet, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.35 times more than the California average and 1.50 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Hemet is 1.11 times less than the California average and 1.05 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Hemet has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times more than the California average and 1.58 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Hemet (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Hemet, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Hemet safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Hemet is safer than 23% of California cities, and 19% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Hemet. At this time, Hemet sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hemet

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hemet is 1 in 251
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hemet is 1 in 30
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hemet is 1 in 27
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Hemet? In Hemet, you have a 1 in 251 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 30. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hemet, CA is 1 in 27.

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

      A good indicator of whether Hemet 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 Hemet has decreased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Hemet has not changed year over year. The number of total crimes in Hemet has decreased by 2% year over year.

      Hemet police department

      ItemHemetCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7951,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.03.63.3
      There are a total of 79 Hemet police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 73.1% less than the California average and 70.1% less than the National average.

      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
      Lake Riverside, CA1,0692071,0961,303
      Murrieta, CA108,583661,2991,365
      Romoland, CA1,7692291,2101,439
      Lakeview, CA2,1492541,3441,598
      Winchester, CA2,4072711,4351,706
      Green Acres, CA2,5602771,4631,739
      Beaumont, CA42,1911801,8081,989
      Hemet, CA82,7483983,3423,741

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Buena Park, CA82,7712982,4942,792
      Sioux City, IA82,6664453,8904,335
      Redwood City, CA82,5952161,5361,752
      Santa Fe, NM82,9274961,8582,354
      Johns Creek, GA82,93040623662
      Hemet, CA82,7483983,3423,741
      Source: The Hemet, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.