Temecula, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
2,410
Total Crimes
2,069.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-11.78%
Below National Average
210 out of 461
In California
5,877 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Temecula, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Temecula is 2,069.7 per 100,000 people. That's -11.78% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -19.81% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 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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Temecula SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
8.5
Commute
3

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Temecula
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,410 2,069.7 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 67 57.5 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 69 59.3 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 148 127.1 442.0 387.8
Burglary 368 316.0 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,537 1,320.0 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 357 306.6 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 2,262 1,942.6 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Temecula

148
Violent Crimes
127.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-67.22%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 786.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Temecula each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Temecula is 127.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -67.22% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -71.25% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Temecula

2,262
Property Crimes
1,942.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-0.80%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 51.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Temecula each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Temecula is 1,942.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -0.80% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -9.18% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Temecula 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 Temecula

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Murrieta, CA 117,639 1,300 1,105.1 1,024.3 80.8
Lakeland, FL 113,876 3,217 2,825.0 2,470.2 354.8
Menifee, CA 96,837 1,798 1,856.7 1,713.2 143.5
Lake Elsinore, CA 71,285 1,847 2,591.0 2,311.8 279.2
Wildomar, CA 37,808 474 1,253.7 1,100.3 153.4
Canyon Lake, CA 11,358 102 898.0 783.6 114.5
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