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Total crime 10%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 20%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLemon Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime567n/a (estimate)2,1022,5812,346
Murder2n/a7.45.66.5
Rape8n/a29.734.238.4
Robbery43n/a159.4113.673.9
Assault94n/a348.5288.7279.7
Violent crime147n/a (estimate)545442388
Burglary51n/a189.1369.7314.2
Theft280n/a1,038.01,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft89n/a329.9427.6246.0
Property crime420n/a (estimate)1,5572,1391,958

Key findings

  • Lemon Grove crime rates are 10% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lemon Grove are 41% higher than the national average
  • In Lemon Grove you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lemon Grove is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lemon Grove has decreased by 21%

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 1.23 times less than the California average and 1.12 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Lemon Grove are 1.23 times more than than California and 1.41 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lemon Grove are 1.37 times less than than California and 1.26 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 25% of cities in California and 20% 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 184
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lemon Grove is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lemon Grove is 1 in 48
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Lemon Grove, California you have a 1 in 184 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 65 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 48 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 decreased by 11%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 23% year over year. Total crimes for Lemon Grove has decreased by 21% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Granite Hills, CA3,07198473571
      Crest, CA2,7331808691,049
      Santee, CA56,8392857711,056
      Coronado, CA24,852721,1241,196
      Jamul, CA5,6402251,0891,314
      Imperial Beach, CA27,1803451,0271,372
      Spring Valley CDP (Lake County), CA1,1542391,1551,394
      Lemon Grove, CA26,4215451,5572,102

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kankakee, IL26,4249123,3744,286
      Batavia, IL26,4131251,2801,405
      Holbrook, NY26,4353081,1931,501
      Wakefield, MA26,399107586693
      Medina, OH26,44581757838
      Lemon Grove, CA26,4215451,5572,102
      Source: The Lemon Grove, 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.