Laguna Woods, CA
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Laguna Woods, CA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Laguna Woods is safer than 75% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In California, only on the order of 5% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Laguna Woods. If you live in Laguna Woods, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 112. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

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