Reported Annual Crime In Murrieta

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 peopleMurrieta/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,662n/a (estimate)1,4712,9462,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMurrieta/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a0.94.65.3
Rape14n/a12.437.241.7
Robbery33n/a29.2143.298.0
Assault32n/a28.3264.2248.9
Violent crime80n/a (estimate)71449394
Burglary254n/a224.7446.9430.4
Theft1,143n/a1,011.41,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft185n/a163.7425.9237.4
Property crime1,582n/a (estimate)1,4002,4972,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Murrieta, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Murrieta, CA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Murrieta, CA crime rate is 50% lower than the California average and is 47% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Murrieta, CA has a violent crime rate that is 84% lower than the California average and 82% lower than the national average. For property crime, Murrieta, CA is 44% lower than the California average and 41% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Murrieta is 47% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.03 daily crimes that occur in Murrieta.
  • Murrieta is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Murrieta you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Murrieta has decreased by 9%.

Compare Murrieta, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Murrieta (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Murrieta, CA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for California and on a national level. In Murrieta, CA the total number of daily crimes is 2.00 times less than the California average and 1.87 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Murrieta, CA is 6.35 times less than the California average and 5.56 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Murrieta, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.78 times less than the California average and 1.69 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Murrieta (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Murrieta, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Murrieta, CA has been ranked safer than 90% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Murrieta, CA is safer than 74% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Murrieta, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Murrieta, CA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Murrieta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Murrieta is 1 in 1413
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Murrieta is 1 in 72
The chance of being a victim of crime in Murrieta is 1 in 69
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Murrieta, 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 Murrieta, CA, you have a 1 in 1413 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 72. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Murrieta, CA is 1 in 69.

Year Over Year Crime In Murrieta (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Murrieta, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Murrieta, CA has increased by 13% and the rate of property crime in Murrieta, CA has decreased by 10%. The total crime rate in Murrieta, CA has decreased by 9% year to year.

Murrieta police department

ItemMurrietaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12551,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.23.63.3
There are a total of 125 Murrieta police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 67.6% less than the California average and 64% less than the National average.

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
Rainbow, CA1,7801639041,067
Canyon Lake, CA10,9851431,0241,167
Pala, CA1,0061931,0721,265
Warm Springs, CA1,7092321,2911,524
Romoland, CA1,7692331,2961,529
Meadowbrook, CA2,7822741,5261,801
Winchester, CA2,4072761,5371,813
Murrieta, CA108,583711,4001,471

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Antioch, CA108,6755413,4193,960
Cambridge, MA108,7572801,8182,098
Pueblo, CO108,3851,0536,1677,220
The Woodlands, TX108,3732021,1791,381
Richardson, TX108,3501671,9812,148
Murrieta, CA108,583711,4001,471
Source: The Murrieta, 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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