Laguna Niguel, CA
Crime Rates



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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 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 10 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Laguna Niguel is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 60% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Laguna Niguel is one in 101. Compared to communities within California, Laguna Niguel‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 89% of the state's cities and towns.

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 1544, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Laguna Niguel; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 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

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Laguna Niguel Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

43

613

656

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.65

9.23

9.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Laguna Niguel 0.65
California 4.41

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,544

in Laguna Niguel

1 in 227

in California

Laguna Niguel VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 66,385
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 9 12 21
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.14 0.18 0.32

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)

Crime
Laguna Niguel 9.23
California 23.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 108

in Laguna Niguel

1 in 43

in California

Laguna Niguel Property CRIMES

Population: 66,385
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 107 465 41
Rate per 1,000 1.61 7.00 0.62

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

Laguna Niguel Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Laguna Niguel 44
California 83