Laguna Hills, CA
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Laguna Hills, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Laguna Hills has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Laguna Hills is 1 in 56. How does Laguna Hills fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Laguna Hills's crime rate is lower than approximately 66% of California communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Laguna Hills has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Laguna Hills 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 Laguna Hills 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 Laguna Hills.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Laguna Hills's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Laguna Hills is one in 738.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Laguna Hills's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Laguna Hills 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 Laguna Hills is one in 61.

Laguna Hills Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Laguna Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Laguna Hills 1.35
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 738

in Laguna Hills

1 in 235

in California


Population: 31,748
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 13 22
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.41 0.69


Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Laguna Hills 16.47
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Laguna Hills

1 in 38

in California

Laguna Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 31,748
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 80 397 46
Rate per 1,000 2.52 12.50 1.45

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Laguna Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

Laguna Hills 85
California 90