Annual Crime In Laguna Niguel (2018)

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.
In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaguna Niguel/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime721n/a (estimate)1,0792,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLaguna Niguel/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape2n/a3.039.242.6
Robbery21n/a31.4137.386.2
Assault58n/a86.8266.5246.8
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)121447381
Burglary104n/a155.7416.2376.0
Theft480n/a718.51,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft56n/a83.8392.4228.9
Property crime640n/a (estimate)9582,3802,200

Key findings

  • Laguna Niguel crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Laguna Niguel are 68% lower than the national average
  • In Laguna Niguel you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Laguna Niguel is safer than 73% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Laguna Niguel has decreased by 12%

Laguna Niguel crime map

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

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Laguna Niguel, CA per 100,000 people. In Laguna Niguel, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.62 times less than the California average and 2.39 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Laguna Niguel is 3.69 times less than the California average and 3.14 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Laguna Niguel has a daily crime rate that is 2.48 times less than the California average and 2.30 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Laguna Niguel (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Laguna Niguel in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Laguna Niguel being safer than 90% of cities in California and 73% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Laguna Niguel. In conclusion, Laguna Niguel ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Laguna Niguel

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Laguna Niguel is 1 in 825
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laguna Niguel is 1 in 105
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Laguna Niguel is 1 in 93
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Laguna Niguel? If you reside in Laguna Niguel, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 825. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 105 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Laguna Niguel, is 1 in 93.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Laguna Niguel is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Laguna Niguel has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 23% in Laguna Niguel, while property crimes in Laguna Niguel have decreased by 15%. Total crime has decreased by 12% year over year.

      Laguna Niguel police department

      ItemLaguna NiguelCaliforniaNational
      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
      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
      Mission Viejo, CA96,1781179721,089
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,9841219581,079

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      Marysville, WA64,9552422,2062,449
      Delray Beach, FL65,0445853,6044,189
      San Clemente, CA65,0821741,3741,548
      Skokie, IL64,8732692,5152,785
      Youngstown, OH65,1616663,5554,220
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,9841219581,079
      Source: The Laguna Niguel, 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.