Solana Beach, 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

Solana Beach has an overall crime rate of 14 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 Solana Beach is 1 in 70. How does Solana Beach fare compared to other communities in California of all population sizes? Solana Beach's crime rate is lower than approximately 73% of California communities.

How does the crime rate in Solana Beach compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Solana Beach with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Solana Beach's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Solana Beach 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 Solana Beach.

For Solana Beach, 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 Solana Beach than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1023, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Solana Beach's rate for property crime is 13 per one thousand population. This makes Solana Beach a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Solana Beach is one in 75.

Solana Beach Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Solana Beach Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

178

191

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.98

13.39

14.37

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.98
4.41
National Median: 4
    Solana Beach
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,023

in Solana Beach

1 in 227

in California

Solana Beach VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,296
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 4 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.30 0.45

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
13.39
23.31
National Median: 21
    Solana Beach
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 75

in Solana Beach

1 in 43

in California

Solana Beach Property CRIMES

Population: 13,296
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 39 119 20
Rate per 1,000 2.93 8.95 1.50

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

Solana Beach Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
54
83
National Median: 28.3
    Solana Beach
    California