Total crime 19%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 16%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsMar-Les/100k peopleSanta Ana/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,2612,965 (estimate)2,4762,7722,489
Violent crime1,453522 (estimate)435441379
Vehicle theft1,343n/a402.5358.8219.9
Property crime6,8082,444 (estimate)2,0402,3312,110

Key findings

  • Mar-Les crime rates are 19% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mar-Les are 37% higher than the national average
  • In Mar-Les you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mar-Les is safer than 43% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Santa Ana has increased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Mar-Les (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mar-Les

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mar-Les is 1 in 192
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mar-Les is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mar-Les is 1 in 34

      Year Over Year Crime In Santa Ana (per 100,000 people)

      Santa Ana police department

      ItemMar-LesSanta AnaCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a57851,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.73.6

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      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

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      Laguna Woods, CA16,34744773817
      Villa Park, CA5,92268753822
      Lake Forest, CA80,65876789865
      Aliso Viejo, CA50,21952829880
      Mission Viejo, CA96,17868907975
      Yorba Linda, CA67,36262919981
      Rossmoor, CA10,9331688881,056
      Santa Ana, CA333,6054352,0402,476

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Anaheim, CA346,7763162,3332,650
      Corpus Christi, TX320,0507943,4464,240
      Riverside, CA318,6785062,9383,444
      Honolulu, HI349,5972713,0023,272
      Aurora, CO351,1317352,9183,653
      Santa Ana, CA333,6054352,0402,476
      Source: The Mar-Les, Santa Ana, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.