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Crime rate in Escondido, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Escondido, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Escondido, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Escondido, CA is 201 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 68.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Escondido crime rate rose by 2% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 4 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Escondido has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Escondido, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Escondido:

201.3
San Marcos:

112.3
Vista:

179.7
Poway:

93.4
Encinitas:

116.1
Carlsbad:

152.5
Solana Beach:

139.3
Oceanside:

222.6
Del Mar:

247.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Escondido by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(1.5)
3
(2.2)
4
(3.0)
4
(2.9)
4
(2.9)
3
(2.1)
3
(2.1)
5
(3.4)
6
(4.0)
3
(2.0)
7
(4.6)
4
(2.6)
3
(2.0)
4
(2.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
31
(22.7)
33
(24.4)
28
(21.0)
31
(22.7)
42
(30.6)
37
(26.3)
28
(19.2)
38
(25.8)
39
(26.2)
35
(23.4)
48
(31.6)
48
(31.4)
51
(33.4)
64
(41.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
186
(136.4)
235
(173.7)
280
(209.8)
195
(142.8)
249
(181.2)
212
(150.7)
177
(121.6)
206
(139.8)
201
(135.2)
165
(110.1)
176
(116.0)
150
(98.1)
174
(113.8)
159
(103.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
473
(346.9)
442
(326.7)
345
(258.6)
337
(246.9)
334
(243.0)
345
(245.3)
287
(197.1)
379
(257.1)
350
(235.5)
309
(206.2)
298
(196.4)
353
(230.9)
348
(227.7)
308
(201.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
801
(587.4)
758
(560.3)
808
(605.6)
898
(657.8)
779
(566.8)
743
(528.2)
557
(382.5)
764
(518.4)
717
(482.3)
500
(333.7)
479
(315.7)
415
(271.4)
427
(279.4)
357
(233.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,031
(2,223)
2,687
(1,986)
2,428
(1,820)
2,405
(1,762)
2,402
(1,748)
2,460
(1,749)
2,156
(1,481)
2,365
(1,605)
2,476
(1,666)
1,994
(1,331)
2,308
(1,521)
2,213
(1,447)
1,780
(1,165)
1,891
(1,235)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,079
(791.3)
962
(711.0)
1,093
(819.2)
879
(643.9)
699
(508.6)
830
(590.1)
497
(341.3)
758
(514.3)
772
(519.3)
532
(355.0)
606
(399.4)
658
(430.4)
398
(260.4)
488
(318.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
37
(27.1)
17
(12.6)
23
(17.2)
27
(19.8)
23
(16.7)
19
(13.5)
19
(13.0)
14
(9.5)
12
(8.1)
13
(8.7)
15
(9.9)
12
(7.8)
29
(19.0)
12
(7.8)
City-Data.com crime index324.7316.9318.2284.3283.5273.7208.7262.4258.7202.0223.5217.3197.3201.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 199 registered sex offenders living in Escondido, California as of November 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Escondido is 762 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Escondido:

199.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Escondido:

208.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Escondido:

201.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Escondido:

197.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Escondido:

185.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Escondido:

219.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Escondido:

231.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Escondido:

182.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Escondido:

228.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Escondido:

248.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Escondido:

223.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Escondido:

261.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Escondido:

279.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Escondido:

267.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Escondido:

224.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Escondido:

207.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Escondido:

207.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Escondido:

156.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Escondido:

153.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Escondido:

191.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Escondido:

199.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Escondido:

186.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Escondido:

257.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Escondido:

261.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Escondido:

201.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Escondido:

281.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Escondido:

277.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Escondido:

316.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Escondido:

335.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Escondido:

318.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Escondido:

347.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Escondido:

353.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Escondido:

315.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Escondido:

296.1
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 209 (155 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 214 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 211 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 198 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 205 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 198 (150 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 199 (149 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 208 (157 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 214 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 209 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 223 (159 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 229 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 227 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 222 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 229 (168 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 224 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Escondido, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 92025, 92027, 92029, 92069, 92082.