Rancho Mirage, CA
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Rancho Mirage, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 of 40 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 25. 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.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Rancho Mirage's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Rancho Mirage is one in 764.

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 26, which is a rate of 39 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 296.

Rancho Mirage Crime Data

 

Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Rancho Mirage Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

709

733

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.31

38.67

39.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rancho Mirage 1.31
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 764

in Rancho Mirage

1 in 224

in California

Rancho Mirage VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 18,336
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 5 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.27 1.04

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rancho Mirage 38.67
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Rancho Mirage

1 in 42

in California

Rancho Mirage Property CRIMES

Population: 18,336
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 133 514 62
Rate per 1,000 7.25 28.03 3.38

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Rancho Mirage Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rancho Mirage 30
California 85