Murrieta, CA
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Murrieta, 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 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

Murrieta has an overall crime rate of 16 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 Murrieta is 1 in 62. How does Murrieta fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Murrieta's crime rate is lower than approximately 73% of California communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Murrieta has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Murrieta is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Murrieta 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 Murrieta.

For Murrieta, 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 Murrieta than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1569, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Murrieta; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Murrieta Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Murrieta Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

70

1,710

1,780

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.64

15.57

16.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Murrieta 0.64
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,569

in Murrieta

1 in 235

in California

Murrieta VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 109,830
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 30 34
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.27 0.31

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
Murrieta 15.57
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 64

in Murrieta

1 in 38

in California

Murrieta Property CRIMES

Population: 109,830
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 288 1,178 244
Rate per 1,000 2.62 10.73 2.22

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

Murrieta Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Murrieta 53
California 90