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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 66%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsRancho Penasquitos/100k peopleSan Diego/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime29,624755 (estimate)2,0612,5812,346
Murder56n/a3.95.66.5
Rape485n/a33.734.238.4
Robbery1,207n/a84.0113.673.9
Assault3,555n/a247.3288.7279.7
Violent crime5,30394 (estimate)369442388
Burglary3,324n/a231.2369.7314.2
Theft16,044n/a1,116.01,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft4,953n/a344.5427.6246.0
Property crime24,321661 (estimate)1,6922,1391,958

Key findings

  • Rancho Penasquitos crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rancho Penasquitos are 76% lower than the national average
  • In Rancho Penasquitos you have a 1 in 133 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rancho Penasquitos is safer than 94% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in San Diego has decreased by 8%

Rancho Penasquitos crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Rancho Penasquitos (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rancho Penasquitos

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rancho Penasquitos is 1 in 1064
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rancho Penasquitos is 1 in 152
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rancho Penasquitos is 1 in 133

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

      San Diego police department

      ItemRancho PenasquitosSan 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76369336405
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,86469336405
      Granite Hills, CA3,07198473571
      Poway, CA49,675107740847
      Santee, CA56,8392857711,056
      San Marcos, CA91,4791989891,186
      Solana Beach, CA13,3121051,1621,267
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123691,6922,061

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587353,6274,362
      Dallas, TX1,278,4338453,4464,291
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247982,9893,788
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634252,3162,741
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123691,6922,061
      Source: The Rancho Penasquitos, San Diego, 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.