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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 4%
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 peopleLemon Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime719n/a (estimate)2,6462,7722,489
Murder2n/a7.44.35.0
Rape4n/a14.737.542.6
Robbery54n/a198.7132.481.6
Assault107n/a393.7267.1250.2
Violent crime167n/a (estimate)615441379
Burglary67n/a246.6386.1340.5
Theft365n/a1,343.21,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft120n/a441.6358.8219.9
Property crime552n/a (estimate)2,0312,3312,110

Key findings

  • Lemon Grove crime rates are 6% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lemon Grove are 62% higher than the national average
  • In Lemon Grove you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lemon Grove is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lemon Grove has increased by 16%

Lemon Grove crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lemon Grove (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lemon Grove, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Lemon Grove are 1.05 times less than the California average and 1.06 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Lemon Grove are 1.39 times more than than California and 1.62 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lemon Grove are 1.15 times less than than California and 1.04 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Lemon Grove (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Lemon Grove in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Lemon Grove safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lemon Grove being safer than 23% of cities in California and 19% 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 Lemon Grove. In conclusion, Lemon Grove ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lemon Grove

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lemon Grove is 1 in 163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lemon Grove is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lemon Grove is 1 in 38
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Lemon Grove, California you have a 1 in 163 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lemon Grove.

      Year Over Year Crime In Lemon Grove (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Lemon Grove is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Lemon Grove violent crime rates have increased by 9%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 19% year over year. Total crimes for Lemon Grove has increased by 16% in the same time frame.

      Lemon Grove police department

      ItemLemon GroveCaliforniaNational
      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
      Granite Hills, CA3,07198515613
      Crest, CA2,7331799471,126
      Jamul, CA5,6402241,1861,411
      Imperial Beach, CA27,1802611,2001,461
      Spring Valley CDP (Lake County), CA1,1542381,2591,497
      Santee, CA56,8391671,3731,540
      Coronado, CA24,852431,5341,577
      Lemon Grove, CA26,4216152,0312,646

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kankakee, IL26,4249123,3744,286
      Batavia, IL26,4131251,2801,405
      Holbrook, NY26,4353041,1611,465
      Wakefield, MA26,399136603740
      Medina, OH26,4452731,9182,192
      Lemon Grove, CA26,4216152,0312,646
      Source: The Lemon Grove, 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.