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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 31%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSolana Beach/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime229n/a (estimate)1,6932,8282,580
Murder1n/a7.44.45.0
Rape2n/a14.839.242.6
Robbery3n/a22.2137.386.2
Assault17n/a125.7266.5246.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)170447381
Burglary62n/a458.4416.2376.0
Theft123n/a909.51,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft21n/a155.3392.4228.9
Property crime206n/a (estimate)1,5232,3802,200

Key findings

  • Solana Beach crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Solana Beach are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Solana Beach you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Solana Beach is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Solana Beach has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Solana Beach (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Solana Beach, CA per 100,000 people. In Solana Beach, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.67 times less than the California average and 1.52 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Solana Beach is 2.63 times less than the California average and 2.24 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Solana Beach has a daily crime rate that is 1.56 times less than the California average and 1.44 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Solana Beach (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Solana Beach in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Solana Beach safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Solana Beach being safer than 77% of cities in California and 58% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Solana Beach. In conclusion, Solana Beach ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Solana Beach

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Solana Beach is 1 in 589
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Solana Beach is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Solana Beach is 1 in 60
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Solana Beach? In Solana Beach, you have a 1 in 589 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 66. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Solana Beach, CA is 1 in 60.

      Year Over Year Crime In Solana Beach (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Solana Beach is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Solana Beach has increased by 77% and the rate of property crime in Solana Beach has decreased by 10%. The total crime rate in Solana Beach has decreased by 5% year to year.

      Solana Beach police department

      ItemSolana BeachCaliforniaNational
      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
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,86470373443
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76370373443
      Poway, CA49,6751291,0111,140
      San Marcos, CA91,4792061,0731,278
      Encinitas, CA62,1601791,2481,427
      Lake San Marcos, CA4,5292441,3001,545
      Vista, CA98,5603211,4571,778
      Solana Beach, CA13,3121701,5231,693

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Destin, FL13,3121609491,109
      Spring Creek, NV13,3103771,6972,074
      Fergus Falls, MN13,3102173,5263,743
      San Marino, CA13,324821,5201,602
      Shorewood, WI13,3001352,7982,932
      Solana Beach, CA13,3121701,5231,693
      Source: The Solana Beach, 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.