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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 35%
Property crime 35%
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 peopleLake Elsinore/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,178n/a (estimate)3,1002,7722,489
Murder3n/a4.34.35.0
Rape3n/a4.337.542.6
Robbery43n/a61.2132.481.6
Assault124n/a176.5267.1250.2
Violent crime173n/a (estimate)246441379
Burglary233n/a331.6386.1340.5
Theft1,409n/a2,005.31,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft363n/a516.6358.8219.9
Property crime2,005n/a (estimate)2,8542,3312,110

Key findings

  • Lake Elsinore crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Elsinore are 35% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Elsinore you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Elsinore is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Elsinore has increased by 2%

Lake Elsinore crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lake Elsinore (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Lake Elsinore for every 100,000 residents. The Lake Elsinore total amount of daily crime is 1.12 times more than the California average and 1.25 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lake Elsinore, is 1.79 times less than the California average, and it is 1.54 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Lake Elsinore has a daily crime average that is 1.22 times more than the California average and 1.35 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Lake Elsinore (higher is better)

      Is Lake Elsinore safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Lake Elsinore to other cities in the state and across the country, Lake Elsinore is 43% safer than other cities of California and 32% safer than other cities in the nation. Lake Elsinore has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Elsinore

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Elsinore is 1 in 407
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Elsinore is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Elsinore is 1 in 33
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Lake Elsinore, California? If you reside in Lake Elsinore, then there is a 1 in 407 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 33 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Lake Elsinore.

      Year Over Year Crime In Lake Elsinore (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Lake Elsinore, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Lake Elsinore has increased by 5%, the amount of property crime in Lake Elsinore has increased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Lake Elsinore has increased by 2% year over year.

      Lake Elsinore police department

      ItemLake ElsinoreCaliforniaNational
      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
      Canyon Lake, CA10,985132652784
      March ARB, CA1,145147775922
      Coto de Caza, CA14,8451688881,056
      Murrieta, CA108,583661,2991,365
      Warm Springs, CA1,7092281,2061,434
      Romoland, CA1,7692291,2101,439
      Coronita, CA3,1722391,2611,499
      Lake Elsinore, CA60,2302462,8543,100

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palm Harbor, FL60,2363682,0892,457
      Meriden, CT60,2032641,7181,982
      Cupertino, CA60,297911,6871,778
      Auburn, AL60,3183662,1292,494
      National City, CA60,3495891,8172,407
      Lake Elsinore, CA60,2302462,8543,100
      Source: The Lake Elsinore, 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.