Reported Annual Crime In Laguna Beach

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaguna Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime659n/a (estimate)2,8332,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaguna Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape10n/a43.037.241.7
Robbery14n/a60.2143.298.0
Assault76n/a326.7264.2248.9
Violent crime100n/a (estimate)430449383
Burglary124n/a533.1446.9430.4
Theft369n/a1,586.31,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft66n/a283.7425.9237.4
Property crime559n/a (estimate)2,4032,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Laguna Beach, 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 Laguna Beach, 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 Laguna Beach, CA averages 4% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 3% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Laguna Beach, CA is 4% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 12% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 4% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 2% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Laguna Beach, CA area.
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The Laguna Beach crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Laguna Beach 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 Laguna Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Laguna Beach is 3% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.76 daily crimes that occur in Laguna Beach.
  • Laguna Beach is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Laguna Beach you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Laguna Beach has increased by 5%.

Compare Laguna Beach, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Laguna Beach (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Laguna Beach, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Laguna Beach, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.04 times less than the California average and 1.03 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Laguna Beach, CA is 1.05 times less than the California average, and it is 1.12 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Laguna Beach, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.04 times less than the California average and 1.02 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Laguna Beach (higher is better)

How safe is Laguna Beach, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Laguna Beach, CA is safer than 32% of the cities in California and 26% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Laguna Beach, CA. Overall, Laguna Beach, CA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Laguna Beach

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Laguna Beach is 1 in 233
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laguna Beach is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Laguna Beach is 1 in 36
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Laguna Beach, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Laguna Beach, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 233. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 42 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 Laguna Beach, CA is 1 in 36.

Year Over Year Crime In Laguna Beach (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Laguna Beach, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Laguna Beach, CA has increased by 33% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Laguna Beach, CA has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

Laguna Beach police department

ItemLaguna BeachCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8251,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.53.63.3
There are a total of 82 Laguna Beach police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.5% less than the California average and 8.3% greater 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
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03865667733
Laguna Woods, CA16,34725779803
Aliso Viejo, CA50,21985758843
Laguna Niguel, CA64,98482872954
Las Flores, CA5,671146812958
Lake Forest, CA80,6581588991,057
Mission Viejo, CA96,1781041,0001,104
Laguna Beach, CA23,2044302,4032,833

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Avon Lake, OH23,22134520554
Brandon, MS23,1861129281,040
Belton, MO23,2363694,0454,414
Ewa Gentry, HI23,1682743,0883,362
Laguna Beach, CA23,2044302,4032,833
Source: The Laguna Beach, 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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