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Crime rate in La Quinta, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, crime map


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

Crime rate in La Quinta, CA

The 2019 crime rate in La Quinta, CA is 181 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 65.0% U.S. cities. The 2019 La Quinta crime rate rose by 12% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 5 - an increase of 4 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years La Quinta has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous La Quinta, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
La Quinta:

180.6
Indian Wells:

189.8
Indio:

264.3
Palm Desert:

238.7
Coachella:

176.1
Rancho Mirage:

221.7
Cathedral City:

171.4
Palm Springs:

407.9
Desert Hot Springs:

400.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in La Quinta by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.6)
1
(2.2)
2
(4.3)
1
(2.1)
1
(2.1)
1
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.4)
5
(11.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(5.2)
9
(20.2)
5
(10.8)
8
(17.1)
9
(19.0)
3
(7.9)
5
(12.9)
5
(12.8)
2
(5.0)
6
(14.8)
5
(12.2)
8
(19.3)
1
(2.4)
5
(11.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
31
(80.4)
27
(60.6)
31
(66.9)
22
(47.0)
25
(52.7)
33
(87.1)
45
(116.3)
26
(66.4)
33
(83.0)
24
(59.2)
34
(82.8)
32
(77.1)
20
(47.8)
17
(40.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
67
(173.7)
172
(386.2)
164
(354.2)
92
(196.6)
102
(215.0)
151
(398.3)
100
(258.5)
37
(94.5)
51
(128.3)
49
(120.8)
46
(112.0)
27
(65.0)
20
(47.8)
41
(97.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
558
(1,446)
555
(1,246)
526
(1,136)
537
(1,147)
447
(942.2)
477
(1,258)
541
(1,398)
402
(1,027)
314
(789.9)
181
(446.3)
167
(406.7)
168
(404.5)
174
(415.8)
158
(375.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,164
(3,017)
943
(2,118)
913
(1,972)
958
(2,047)
777
(1,638)
901
(2,377)
1,033
(2,670)
1,002
(2,559)
954
(2,400)
972
(2,397)
852
(2,075)
963
(2,319)
896
(2,141)
809
(1,924)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
163
(422.5)
122
(274.0)
124
(267.8)
78
(166.6)
64
(134.9)
50
(131.9)
95
(245.5)
90
(229.9)
56
(140.9)
67
(165.2)
66
(160.7)
66
(158.9)
84
(200.7)
65
(154.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(10.4)
6
(13.5)
7
(15.1)
4
(8.5)
12
(25.3)
1
(2.6)
1
(2.6)
4
(10.2)
5
(12.6)
4
(9.9)
3
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.8)
1
(2.4)
City-Data.com crime index323.9309.9288.0246.9220.5311.1321.2241.7222.2199.0186.2185.3161.4180.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in La Quinta, California as of October 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in La Quinta is 1,778 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in La Quinta, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2019
La Quinta:

104.7
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
La Quinta:

55.0
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
La Quinta:

90.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
La Quinta:

114.5
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
La Quinta:

109.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
La Quinta:

115.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
La Quinta:

93.2
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
La Quinta:

200.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
La Quinta:

255.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
La Quinta:

157.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
La Quinta:

143.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
La Quinta:

230.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
La Quinta:

248.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
La Quinta:

137.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
La Quinta:

192.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
La Quinta:

85.8
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
La Quinta:

84.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
La Quinta:

136.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
La Quinta:

194.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
La Quinta:

220.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
La Quinta:

220.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
La Quinta:

209.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
La Quinta:

233.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
La Quinta:

299.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
La Quinta:

367.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
La Quinta:

450.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
La Quinta:

390.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
La Quinta:

290.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
La Quinta:

356.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
La Quinta:

365.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
La Quinta:

396.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
La Quinta:

503.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
La Quinta:

599.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
La Quinta:

298.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
La Quinta:

251.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
La Quinta:

287.4
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

Zip codes: 92253.