Laguna Woods, CA
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Laguna Woods, 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Laguna Woods is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 75% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Laguna Woods is one in 112. Compared to communities within California, Laguna Woods‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 95% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Laguna Woods, and we found that the crime rate in Laguna Woods is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Laguna Woods 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 Woods 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 Woods.

For Laguna Woods, 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 Woods than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3281, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Laguna Woods 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 Woods than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 116.

Laguna Woods Crime Data

 

Crime Index

75

(100 is safest)


Safer than 75% of U.S. Cities

Laguna Woods Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

141

146

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.30

8.59

8.90

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Laguna Woods 0.30
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,281

in Laguna Woods

1 in 235

in California

Laguna Woods VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,406
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.12 0.18

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 Woods 8.59
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 116

in Laguna Woods

1 in 38

in California

Laguna Woods Property CRIMES

Population: 16,406
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 117 7
Rate per 1,000 1.04 7.13 0.43

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 Woods Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Laguna Woods 47
California 90