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33%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
26%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
34%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
Lake San Marcos crime rates are not available from the FBI crime report. The FBI's uniform crime reporting program (UCR), gathers data from more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies. The agencies include city, university, college, county, state, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies. When combined, they represent approximately 309 million American residents, or a 98% coverage rate of large metropolitan areas. This does result in approximately 20 million people who live in areas where the FBI does not provide crime reports. These areas tend to be smaller towns, villages or suburbs. Given that Lake San Marcos crime stats are not covered by the FBI crime reports, either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are calculated based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita, poverty rates, unemployment rates, educational achievement and population density. The Lake San Marcos crime estimates should be used at your own risk. Please be aware that the data displayed above is estimated and not officially reported by any agency. The Lake San Marcos crime map can also be used to view a visual display of crimes committed on a block group level.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake San Marcos/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,553 (estimate)2,8432,324
Murdern/an/an/a5.76.3
Rapen/an/an/a37.440.0
Robberyn/an/an/a123.566.1
Assaultn/an/an/a332.8268.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)273 (estimate)500370
Burglaryn/an/an/a371.9269.8
Theftn/an/an/a1,499.31,401.9
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a471.9282.7
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,280 (estimate)2,3431,954

Lake San Marcos crime map



The Lake San Marcos crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Lake San Marcos as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. 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 San Marcos crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Lake San Marcos crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Lake San Marcos crime rates are 33% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lake San Marcos are 26% lower than the national average
  • In Lake San Marcos you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lake San Marcos is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lake San Marcos has increased by 10%

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        Daily Crime In Lake San Marcos (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake San Marcos

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake San Marcos is 1 in 367
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake San Marcos is 1 in 79
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake San Marcos is 1 in 65

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

        Lake San Marcos police department

        Item Lake San Marcos California National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

        Sex offenders in California

        State Total offenders California /100K National /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.

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        Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,65778368446
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        San Marcos, CA96,2192171,0611,278
        Encinitas, CA62,9671821,4961,678
        Lake San Marcos, CA3,9572731,2801,553

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        Lake San Marcos, CA3,9572731,2801,553
        Source: The Lake San Marcos, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.