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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 83%
Property crime 57%
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 Niguel/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime650n/a (estimate)9752,7722,489
Murder1n/a1.54.35.0
Rape9n/a13.537.542.6
Robbery12n/a18.0132.481.6
Assault21n/a31.5267.1250.2
Violent crime43n/a (estimate)64441379
Burglary105n/a157.5386.1340.5
Theft463n/a694.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft39n/a58.5358.8219.9
Property crime607n/a (estimate)9102,3312,110

Key findings

  • Laguna Niguel crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Laguna Niguel are 83% lower than the national average
  • In Laguna Niguel you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Laguna Niguel is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Laguna Niguel has decreased by 10%

Laguna Niguel crime map

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

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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 2.84 times less than the California average and 2.55 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Laguna Niguel is 6.84 times less than the California average and 5.88 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Laguna Niguel has a daily crime rate that is 2.56 times less than the California average and 2.32 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? When we look at all cities across America, is Laguna Niguel safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Laguna Niguel being safer than 95% of cities in California and 79% 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 1551
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Laguna Niguel is 1 in 110
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Laguna Niguel is 1 in 103
      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 1551. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 110 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 103.

      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 decreased by 47% in Laguna Niguel, while property crimes in Laguna Niguel have decreased by 5%. Total crime has decreased by 10% 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
      Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03862612674
      Laguna Woods, CA16,34744773817
      Lake Forest, CA80,65876789865
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,21952829880
      Las Flores, CA5,671143758901
      Mission Viejo, CA96,17868907975
      San Juan Capistrano, CA36,006174820994
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,98464910975

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      Marysville, WA64,9552031,9752,178
      Delray Beach, FL65,0444773,4293,906
      San Clemente, CA65,0821341,4121,546
      Skokie, IL64,8732382,9643,202
      Youngstown, OH65,1616663,5554,220
      Laguna Niguel, CA64,98464910975
      Source: The Laguna Niguel, 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.