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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 78%
Property crime 61%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsCarmel Valley/100k peopleSan Diego/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime32,356913 (estimate)2,2442,7722,489
Murder50n/a3.54.35.0
Rape561n/a38.937.542.6
Robbery1,346n/a93.4132.481.6
Assault3,258n/a226.0267.1250.2
Violent crime5,21583 (estimate)362441379
Burglary3,543n/a245.7386.1340.5
Theft18,426n/a1,278.01,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft5,172n/a358.7358.8219.9
Property crime27,141830 (estimate)1,8832,3312,110

Key findings

  • Carmel Valley crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Carmel Valley are 78% lower than the national average
  • In Carmel Valley you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Carmel Valley is safer than 94% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in San Diego has decreased by 2%

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

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      Daily Crime In Carmel Valley (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carmel Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carmel Valley is 1 in 1205
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carmel Valley is 1 in 121
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Carmel Valley is 1 in 110

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

      San Diego police department

      ItemCarmel ValleySan DiegoCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,48151,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.93.6

      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
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,86469366435
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76369366435
      Poway, CA49,6751029811,084
      Encinitas, CA62,1601369551,091
      San Marcos, CA91,4791969691,164
      Solana Beach, CA13,312971,2871,384
      Spring Valley CDP (Lake County), CA1,1542381,2591,497
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123621,8832,244

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587084,3245,033
      Dallas, TX1,278,4338633,3214,184
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3246993,3154,014
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634382,4202,858
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123621,8832,244
      Source: The Carmel Valley, San Diego, 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.