Murrieta, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,589
Total Crimes
1,365.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-44.89%
Below National Average
85 out of 461
In California
4,495 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Murrieta, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Murrieta is 1,365.0 per 100,000 people. That's -44.89% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -50.77% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Murrieta SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
3

How Does Murrieta Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Murrieta
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,589 1,365.0 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 3 2.6 4.3 5.0
Robbery 26 22.3 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 29 24.9 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 77 66.1 441.2 366.7
Burglary 206 177.0 386.1 340.5
Larceny 1,080 927.7 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 226 194.1 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 1,512 1,298.8 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Murrieta

77.0
Violent Crimes
66.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-81.96%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,511.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Murrieta each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Murrieta is 66.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -81.96% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -85.01% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Murrieta

1,512.0
Property Crimes
1,298.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
-38.44%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 77.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Murrieta each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Murrieta is 1,298.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -38.44% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -44.29% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Murrieta Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Murrieta

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Temecula, CA 116,630 2,792 2,393.9 2,251.6 142.3
Lakeland, FL 112,237 3,580 3,189.7 2,877.8 311.8
Menifee, CA 94,595 2,037 2,153.4 2,000.1 153.3
Lake Elsinore, CA 70,262 2,178 3,099.8 2,853.6 246.2
Wildomar, CA 37,939 698 1,839.8 1,679.0 160.8
Canyon Lake, CA 11,353 89 783.9 651.8 132.1
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