Laguna Niguel, CA
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Laguna Niguel, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 Niguel has an overall crime rate of 11 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 Niguel is 1 in 91. How does Laguna Niguel fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Laguna Niguel's crime rate is lower than approximately 84% of California communities.

However, 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Laguna Niguel'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 Niguel is one in 818.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Laguna Niguel; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Laguna Niguel Crime Data

 

Crime Index

57

(100 is safest)


Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

Laguna Niguel Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

81

645

726

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.22

9.73

10.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Laguna Niguel 1.22
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 818

in Laguna Niguel

1 in 224

in California

Laguna Niguel VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 66,266
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 21 58
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.03 0.32 0.88

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Laguna Niguel 9.73
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 103

in Laguna Niguel

1 in 42

in California

Laguna Niguel Property CRIMES

Population: 66,266
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 106 482 57
Rate per 1,000 1.60 7.27 0.86

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Laguna Niguel Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Laguna Niguel 49
California 85