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


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

Crime rate in Poway, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Poway, CA is 93 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.9 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 35.7% U.S. cities. The 2018 Poway crime rate rose by 0% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Poway has seen increasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Poway, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Poway:

93.4
Santee:

126.6
Escondido:

201.3
El Cajon:

254.5
Solana Beach:

139.3
Del Mar:

247.3
La Mesa:

165.9
San Marcos:

112.3
Encinitas:

116.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Poway by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(22.3)
13
(26.6)
7
(14.6)
8
(16.4)
5
(10.2)
5
(10.0)
8
(16.5)
6
(12.3)
8
(16.2)
2
(4.0)
6
(11.9)
8
(15.8)
8
(15.9)
11
(21.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
20
(40.6)
21
(42.9)
19
(39.5)
20
(41.0)
26
(53.1)
18
(36.0)
17
(35.1)
27
(55.1)
16
(32.4)
13
(26.1)
13
(25.8)
14
(27.7)
13
(25.8)
10
(19.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(127.8)
69
(141.1)
76
(158.0)
67
(137.4)
88
(179.8)
65
(130.0)
69
(142.6)
61
(124.6)
66
(133.5)
55
(110.5)
24
(47.7)
43
(85.0)
37
(73.4)
43
(85.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
172
(348.9)
210
(429.3)
183
(380.4)
211
(432.6)
169
(345.4)
157
(313.9)
163
(337.0)
137
(279.8)
170
(343.8)
98
(196.8)
115
(228.5)
93
(183.8)
136
(269.6)
92
(182.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
551
(1,118)
455
(930.2)
475
(987.4)
570
(1,169)
453
(925.8)
328
(655.9)
413
(853.8)
389
(794.4)
360
(728.1)
306
(614.6)
367
(729.2)
329
(650.1)
389
(771.2)
380
(754.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
92
(186.6)
119
(243.3)
93
(193.3)
95
(194.8)
72
(147.1)
40
(80.0)
39
(80.6)
33
(67.4)
45
(91.0)
32
(64.3)
30
(59.6)
33
(65.2)
51
(101.1)
37
(73.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(14.2)
5
(10.2)
3
(6.2)
1
(2.1)
1
(2.0)
4
(8.0)
1
(2.1)
3
(6.1)
2
(4.0)
3
(6.0)
2
(4.0)
2
(4.0)
3
(5.9)
4
(7.9)
City-Data.com crime index143.7149.1136.7145.5133.1107.4116.5108.0109.876.680.782.092.993.4

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.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Poway, California as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Poway is 2,111 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Poway:

78.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Poway:

65.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Poway:

72.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Poway:

52.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Poway:

72.3
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Poway:

99.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Poway:

102.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Poway:

105.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Poway:

101.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Poway:

126.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Poway:

105.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Poway:

113.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Poway:

118.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Poway:

110.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Poway:

72.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Poway:

80.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Poway:

93.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Poway:

85.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Poway:

107.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Poway:

79.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Poway:

91.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Poway:

79.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Poway:

118.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Poway:

105.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Poway:

122.2
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Poway:

107.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Poway:

137.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Poway:

174.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Poway:

154.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Poway:

168.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Poway:

153.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Poway:

148.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Poway:

161.1
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Poway:

164.7
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: 92064, 92065, 92128, 92131.