Rancho Mirage, CA
Crime Rates


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Rancho Mirage, CA crime analytics

With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Rancho Mirage has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within California, more than 92% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Rancho Mirage.

Importantly, when you compare Rancho Mirage to other communities of similar population, then Rancho Mirage crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Rancho Mirage does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Rancho Mirage 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 Rancho Mirage.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Rancho Mirage occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Rancho Mirage; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 441. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Rancho Mirage is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Rancho Mirage, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Rancho Mirage has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Rancho Mirage is one in 292.

Rancho Mirage Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Rancho Mirage Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Rancho Mirage 2.27
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 441

in Rancho Mirage

1 in 235

in California
Population: 18,083
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 6 31
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.33 1.71
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)

Rancho Mirage 42.64
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Rancho Mirage

1 in 38

in California
Rancho Mirage Property CRIMES
Population: 18,083
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 177 532 62
Rate per 1,000 9.79 29.42 3.43
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

Rancho Mirage Crimes Per Square Mile

Rancho Mirage 33
California 90