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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 73%
Property crime 38%
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 peopleLaguna Hills/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime437n/a (estimate)1,4042,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape3n/a9.637.542.6
Robbery15n/a48.2132.481.6
Assault14n/a45.0267.1250.2
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)103441379
Burglary82n/a263.5386.1340.5
Theft288n/a925.41,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft35n/a112.5358.8219.9
Property crime405n/a (estimate)1,3012,3312,110

Key findings

  • Laguna Hills crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Laguna Hills are 73% lower than the national average
  • In Laguna Hills you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Laguna Hills is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Laguna Hills has decreased by 3%

Laguna Hills crime map

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

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Laguna Hills on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Laguna Hills (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.97 times less than the state average and 1.77 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Laguna Hills on a daily basis are 4.29 times less than than California average and 3.69 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Laguna Hills are 1.79 times less than the daily state average and 1.62 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Laguna Hills (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and all other cities across the US, is Laguna Hills safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Laguna Hills is safer than 86% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Laguna Hills is safer than 67% 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 Laguna Hills. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Laguna Hills is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Laguna Hills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Laguna Hills is 1 in 973
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laguna Hills is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Laguna Hills is 1 in 72
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Laguna Hills, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 973. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 77 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 Hills is 1 in 72.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Laguna Hills is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Laguna Hills has decreased by 41% and the rate of property crime in Laguna Hills has increased by 2%. The total crime rate in Laguna Hills has decreased by 3% year to year.

      Laguna Hills police department

      ItemLaguna HillsCaliforniaNational
      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
      Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03862612674
      Laguna Woods, CA16,34744773817
      Lake Forest, CA80,65876789865
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,21952829880
      Las Flores, CA5,671143758901
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,98464910975
      Mission Viejo, CA96,17868907975
      Laguna Hills, CA31,1271031,3011,404

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Luis, AZ31,118971,2281,325
      Shawnee, OK31,0914934,7975,290
      Clermont, FL31,1712091,7932,002
      Meadow Woods, FL31,0774672,6533,120
      El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), CA31,1781631,9862,149
      Laguna Hills, CA31,1271031,3011,404
      Source: The Laguna Hills, 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.