Murrieta, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,504
Total Crimes
1,311.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-48.95%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Murrieta, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Murrieta is 1,311.2 per 100,000 people. That's -48.95% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -53.63% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,827.8 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.

Murrieta SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
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 1,504 1,311.2 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 2 1.7 4.4 5.0
Robbery 35 30.5 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 39 34.0 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 92 80.2 447.4 368.9
Burglary 234 204.0 416.2 376.0
Larceny 952 829.9 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 226 197.0 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 1,412 1,231.0 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Murrieta

92
Violent Crimes
80.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-78.26%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,246.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Murrieta each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Murrieta is 80.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -78.26% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -82.07% lower than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Murrieta

1,412
Property Crimes
1,231.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-44.03%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 81.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Murrieta each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Murrieta is 1,231.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -44.03% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -48.29% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 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 116,411 2,850 2,448.2 2,328.8 119.4
Lakeland, FL 109,616 3,778 3,446.6 3,117.2 329.3
Menifee, CA 92,540 2,100 2,269.3 2,101.8 167.5
Lake Elsinore, CA 68,451 2,080 3,038.7 2,803.5 235.2
Wildomar, CA 37,626 772 2,051.8 1,924.2 127.6
Canyon Lake, CA 11,314 113 998.8 892.7 106.1
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