Reported Annual Crime In Lake Forest

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 peopleLake Forest/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime890n/a (estimate)1,0572,9462,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Forest/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape19n/a22.637.241.7
Robbery24n/a28.5143.298.0
Assault90n/a106.9264.2248.9
Violent crime133n/a (estimate)158449394
Burglary166n/a197.1446.9430.4
Theft504n/a598.41,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft87n/a103.3425.9237.4
Property crime757n/a (estimate)8992,4972,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Lake Forest, CA. All reported Lake Forest, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Lake Forest, CA overall crime rate is 64% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 62% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Lake Forest, CA, the rate is 65% lower than compared to the California average, and 60% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Lake Forest, CA comes in at 64% lower than to the average seen in California, and 62% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Forest is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.9 daily crimes that occur in Lake Forest.
  • Lake Forest is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Forest you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Forest has decreased by 16%.

Compare Lake Forest, CA Crime To Other Cities

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

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Lake Forest, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Lake Forest, CA total amount of daily offenses is 2.79 times less than the California average and 2.61 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Lake Forest, CA is 2.85 times less than the California average, and it is 2.49 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Lake Forest, CA has a daily crime figure that is 2.78 times less than the California average and 2.63 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Lake Forest (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Lake Forest, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Lake Forest, CA ranks safer than 88% of every city located within California along with 70% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Lake Forest, CA. As a result, Lake Forest, CA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Forest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Forest is 1 in 634
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Forest is 1 in 112
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Forest is 1 in 95
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Lake Forest, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Lake Forest, CA, you have a 1 in 634 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 112. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Forest, CA is 1 in 95.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Lake Forest, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Lake Forest, CA has increased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Lake Forest, CA has decreased by 20% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Lake Forest, CA has decreased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Lake Forest police department

ItemLake ForestCaliforniaNational
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
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% 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, CA49,03865667733
Laguna Woods, CA16,34725779803
Aliso Viejo, CA50,21985758843
Laguna Niguel, CA64,98482872954
Las Flores, CA5,671146812958
Mission Viejo, CA96,1781041,0001,104
Coto de Caza, CA14,8451719511,122
Lake Forest, CA80,6581588991,057

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Largo, FL80,6784363,4113,847
Avondale, AZ80,6313063,9834,288
Fayetteville, AR80,5526024,7485,350
Bryan, TX80,5524302,4022,832
Cranston, RI80,8821361,5341,671
Lake Forest, CA80,6581588991,057
Source: The Lake Forest, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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