San Clemente, CA
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San Clemente, CA crime analytics


San Clemente has an overall crime rate of 13 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 San Clemente is 1 in 77. How does San Clemente fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? San Clemente's crime rate is lower than approximately 84% of California communities. It is for these reasons that San Clemente is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that San Clemente'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 San Clemente is one in 829.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in San Clemente; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

San Clemente Crime Data

 

Crime Index

57

(100 is safest)


Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

San Clemente Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

79

773

852

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.21

11.80

13.00

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
San Clemente 1.21
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 829

in San Clemente

1 in 235

in California

San Clemente VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 65,526
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 19 16 43
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.29 0.24 0.66

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
San Clemente 11.80
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 85

in San Clemente

1 in 38

in California

San Clemente Property CRIMES

Population: 65,526
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 164 535 74
Rate per 1,000 2.50 8.16 1.13

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

San Clemente Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
San Clemente 46
California 90