Laguna Niguel, CA
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Laguna Niguel, CA crime analytics


Laguna Niguel is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (65%) and also has a lower crime rate than 89% of the communities in California, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Laguna Niguel is one in 89 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Laguna Niguel is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Laguna Niguel, and we found that the crime rate in Laguna Niguel is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Laguna Niguel is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Laguna Niguel 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 Niguel.

For Laguna Niguel, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Laguna Niguel than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1343, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Laguna Niguel is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Laguna Niguel than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 95.

Laguna Niguel Crime Data

 
Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Laguna Niguel Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

49

693

742

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.74

10.53

11.28

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Laguna Niguel 0.74
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,343

in Laguna Niguel

1 in 235

in California
Laguna Niguel VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 65,806
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 6 12 29
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.09 0.18 0.44
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
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)

Crime
Laguna Niguel 10.53
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Laguna Niguel

1 in 38

in California
Laguna Niguel Property CRIMES
Population: 65,806
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 114 530 49
Rate per 1,000 1.73 8.05 0.74
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 Niguel Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Laguna Niguel 50
California 90