Reported Annual Crime In Temecula

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTemecula/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,731n/a (estimate)2,3702,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTemecula/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a0.94.65.3
Rape5n/a4.337.241.7
Robbery38n/a33.0143.298.0
Assault73n/a63.4264.2248.9
Violent crime117n/a (estimate)102449383
Burglary353n/a306.4446.9430.4
Theft2,011n/a1,745.41,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft250n/a217.0425.9237.4
Property crime2,614n/a (estimate)2,2692,4972,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Temecula, CA. The total number of reported crimes in Temecula, CA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Temecula, CA crime rate is 20% lower than the California average and is 14% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Temecula, CA has a violent crime rate that is 77% lower than the California average and 73% lower than the national average. For property crime, Temecula, CA is 9% lower than the California average and 4% lower than the national average.
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The Temecula crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Temecula as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Temecula crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Temecula is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.49 daily crimes that occur in Temecula.
  • Temecula is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Temecula you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Temecula has decreased by 13%.

Compare Temecula, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Temecula (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Temecula, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Temecula, CA are 1.24 times less than the California average and 1.16 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Temecula, CA are 4.42 times less than than California and 3.77 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Temecula, CA are 1.10 times less than than California and 1.04 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Temecula (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Temecula, CA compared to every other city in California as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Temecula, CA ranks safer than 73% of every city located within California along with 56% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Temecula, CA. As a result, Temecula, CA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Temecula

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Temecula is 1 in 985
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Temecula is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Temecula is 1 in 43
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Temecula, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Temecula, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 985. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 45 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Temecula, CA is 1 in 43.

Year Over Year Crime In Temecula (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Temecula, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Temecula, CA has not changed, while the property crime rate in Temecula, CA has decreased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Temecula, CA has decreased by 13% year over year.

Temecula police department

ItemTemeculaCaliforniaNational
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
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bonsall, CA4,294151841993
Rainbow, CA1,7801639041,067
Canyon Lake, CA10,9851431,0241,167
Pala, CA1,0061931,0721,265
Murrieta, CA108,583711,4001,471
Warm Springs, CA1,7092321,2911,524
Wildomar, CA34,7751531,8622,015
Temecula, CA108,9651022,2692,370

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
High Point, NC108,9826733,7034,376
San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA109,0674183,3073,725
Billings, MT109,0894935,4585,951
Cambridge, MA108,7572801,8182,098
Waterbury, CT109,2115043,8324,336
Temecula, CA108,9651022,2692,370
Source: The Temecula, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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