San Juan Capistrano, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

San Juan Capistrano has an overall crime rate of 10 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 Juan Capistrano is 1 in 99. How does San Juan Capistrano fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? San Juan Capistrano's crime rate is lower than approximately 88% of California communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, San Juan Capistrano has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, San Juan Capistrano 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 San Juan Capistrano 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 Juan Capistrano.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that San Juan Capistrano's violent crime rate is 2 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 Juan Capistrano is one in 570.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in San Juan Capistrano 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 San Juan Capistrano than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 120.

San Juan Capistrano Crime Data

 

Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

San Juan Capistrano Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

63

300

363

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.75

8.35

10.11

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.75
4.41
National Median: 4
    San Juan Capistrano
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 570

in San Juan Capistrano

1 in 227

in California

San Juan Capistrano VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 35,911
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 4 20 37
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.11 0.56 1.03

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.35
23.31
National Median: 21
    San Juan Capistrano
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 120

in San Juan Capistrano

1 in 43

in California

San Juan Capistrano Property CRIMES

Population: 35,911
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 70 202 28
Rate per 1,000 1.95 5.63 0.78

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

San Juan Capistrano Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
25
83
National Median: 28.3
    San Juan Capistrano
    California