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Total crime 10%
Violent crime 28%
Property crime 18%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Elsinore/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,847n/a (estimate)2,5912,5812,346
Murder2n/a2.85.66.5
Rape8n/a11.234.238.4
Robbery56n/a78.6113.673.9
Assault133n/a186.6288.7279.7
Violent crime199n/a (estimate)279442388
Burglary194n/a272.1369.7314.2
Theft1,128n/a1,582.41,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft326n/a457.3427.6246.0
Property crime1,648n/a (estimate)2,3122,1391,958

Key findings

  • Lake Elsinore crime rates are 10% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake Elsinore are 28% lower than the national average
  • In Lake Elsinore you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake Elsinore is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake Elsinore has decreased by 16%

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 1.00 times more than the California average and 1.10 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lake Elsinore, is 1.58 times less than the California average, and it is 1.39 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Lake Elsinore has a daily crime average that is 1.08 times more than the California average and 1.18 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 46% safer than other cities of California and 34% 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 359
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Elsinore is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Elsinore is 1 in 39
      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 359 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 44. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 39 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 13%, the amount of property crime in Lake Elsinore has decreased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in Lake Elsinore has decreased by 16% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      March ARB, CA1,145147711858
      Canyon Lake, CA10,985114784898
      Coto de Caza, CA14,845168815983
      Murrieta, CA108,583811,0241,105
      Wildomar, CA34,7751531,1001,254
      Warm Springs, CA1,7092291,1061,335
      Romoland, CA1,7692291,1101,339
      Lake Elsinore, CA60,2302792,3122,591

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      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Palm Harbor, FL60,2363741,7222,096
      Meriden, CT60,2032552,1172,372
      Cupertino, CA60,2971161,3991,515
      Auburn, AL60,3183662,1292,494
      National City, CA60,3495691,8802,449
      Lake Elsinore, CA60,2302792,3122,591
      Source: The Lake Elsinore, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.