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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 13%
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 peopleLaguna Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime533n/a (estimate)2,2972,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape5n/a21.539.242.6
Robbery9n/a38.8137.386.2
Assault76n/a327.6266.5246.8
Violent crime90n/a (estimate)388447381
Burglary60n/a258.6416.2376.0
Theft340n/a1,465.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft43n/a185.3392.4228.9
Property crime443n/a (estimate)1,9092,3802,200

Key findings

  • Laguna Beach crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Laguna Beach are 2% higher than the national average
  • In Laguna Beach you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Laguna Beach is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Laguna Beach has decreased by 19%

Laguna Beach crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Laguna Beach crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Laguna Beach for every 100,000 residents. The Laguna Beach total amount of daily crime is 1.23 times less than the California average and 1.12 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Laguna Beach, is 1.15 times less than the California average, and it is 1.02 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Laguna Beach has a daily crime average that is 1.25 times less than the California average and 1.15 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Laguna Beach (higher is better)

      How safe is Laguna Beach, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Laguna Beach is safer than 41% of the cities in California and 31% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Laguna Beach. Overall, Laguna Beach 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 258
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laguna Beach is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Laguna Beach is 1 in 44
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Laguna Beach, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 258. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 53 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 is 1 in 44.

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

      Determining whether Laguna Beach is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Laguna Beach violent crime rates have decreased by 10%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 21% year over year. Total crimes for Laguna Beach has decreased by 19% 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
      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
      Laguna Beach, CA23,2043881,9092,297

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      Forest Grove, OR23,2141711,7711,942
      Avon Lake, OH23,2211189141,032
      Brandon, MS23,186124766890
      Belton, MO23,2365843,0773,661
      Ewa Gentry, HI23,1682723,1323,403
      Laguna Beach, CA23,2043881,9092,297
      Source: The Laguna Beach, 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.