Escondido, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

The crime rate in Escondido is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Escondido is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Escondido is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Escondido has a crime rate that is higher than 49% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Escondido has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Escondido is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Escondido does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Escondido.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Escondido occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Escondido; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 280. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Escondido's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Escondido a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Escondido is one in 62.

Escondido Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Escondido Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

542

2,434

2,976

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.57

16.05

19.63

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.57
4.41
National Median: 4
    Escondido
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 280

in Escondido

1 in 227

in California

Escondido VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 151,625
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 51 144 343
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.34 0.95 2.26

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
16.05
23.31
National Median: 21
    Escondido
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 62

in Escondido

1 in 43

in California

Escondido Property CRIMES

Population: 151,625
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 383 1,649 402
Rate per 1,000 2.53 10.88 2.65

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Escondido Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
80
83
National Median: 28.3
    Escondido
    California