Reported Annual Crime In San Juan Capistrano

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 peopleSan Juan Capistrano/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime435n/a (estimate)1,1992,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Juan Capistrano/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape9n/a24.839.242.6
Robbery12n/a33.1137.386.2
Assault63n/a173.6266.5246.8
Violent crime84n/a (estimate)231447381
Burglary96n/a264.5416.2376.0
Theft215n/a592.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft40n/a110.2392.4228.9
Property crime351n/a (estimate)9672,3802,200
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in San Juan Capistrano, CA. All reported San Juan Capistrano, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the San Juan Capistrano, CA overall crime rate is 58% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 54% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in San Juan Capistrano, CA, the rate is 48% lower than compared to the California average, and 39% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, San Juan Capistrano, CA comes in at 59% lower than to the average seen in California, and 56% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in San Juan Capistrano is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.28 daily crimes that occur in San Juan Capistrano.
  • San Juan Capistrano is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In San Juan Capistrano you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in San Juan Capistrano has decreased by 16%.

Compare San Juan Capistrano, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In San Juan Capistrano (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in San Juan Capistrano, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in San Juan Capistrano, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 2.36 times less than the state average and 2.15 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in San Juan Capistrano, CA on a daily bases are 1.93 times less than than California average and 1.64 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in San Juan Capistrano, CA are 2.46 times less than the daily state average and 2.27 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is San Juan Capistrano (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is San Juan Capistrano, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that San Juan Capistrano, CA has been ranked safer than 74% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, San Juan Capistrano, CA is safer than 58% 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 San Juan Capistrano, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that San Juan Capistrano, CA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Juan Capistrano

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Juan Capistrano is 1 in 433
The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Juan Capistrano is 1 in 104
The chance of being a victim of crime in San Juan Capistrano is 1 in 84
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in San Juan Capistrano, 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 San Juan Capistrano, CA, you have a 1 in 433 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 104. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in San Juan Capistrano, CA is 1 in 84.

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

An ideal indicator of whether San Juan Capistrano, 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 San Juan Capistrano, CA has decreased by 2% and the rate of property crime in San Juan Capistrano, CA has decreased by 18%. The total crime rate in San Juan Capistrano, CA has decreased by 16% year to year.

San Juan Capistrano police department

ItemSan Juan CapistranoCaliforniaNational
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
Laguna Woods, CA16,34762666728
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03894646740
Las Flores, CA5,671145774919
Aliso Viejo, CA50,21982853935
Coto de Caza, CA14,8451709071,077
Lake Forest, CA80,6581868921,079
Laguna Niguel, CA64,9841219581,079
San Juan Capistrano, CA36,0062319671,199

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Del Rio, TX36,007612,0612,122
San Juan, TX35,9834142,2942,709
Leavenworth, KS35,9489503,1104,060
Richmond, IN36,0825373,0623,599
Temple City, CA36,0841751,2941,469
San Juan Capistrano, CA36,0062319671,199
Source: The San Juan Capistrano, 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.
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