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


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

Crime rate in Temecula, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Temecula, CA is 146 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 54.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Temecula crime rate rose by 7% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Temecula has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Temecula, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Temecula:

146.2
Murrieta:

93.8
Wildomar:

137.2
Canyon Lake:

86.8
Menifee:

159.3
Lake Elsinore:

204.9
Hemet:

327.2
Perris:

227.0
San Jacinto:

233.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Temecula by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(5.3)
3
(3.0)
1
(1.0)
2
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(2.8)
2
(1.8)
1
(0.9)
2
(1.7)
1
(0.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
16
(19.4)
13
(15.0)
12
(12.8)
15
(15.2)
14
(13.9)
3
(2.9)
7
(6.9)
10
(9.7)
11
(10.3)
7
(6.5)
8
(7.2)
4
(3.5)
5
(4.3)
4
(3.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
73
(88.3)
57
(65.8)
81
(86.5)
54
(54.7)
59
(58.5)
42
(41.0)
54
(53.3)
53
(51.3)
39
(36.6)
54
(49.9)
47
(42.1)
55
(48.1)
38
(33.0)
60
(51.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
176
(213.0)
207
(239.1)
109
(116.4)
79
(80.1)
52
(51.5)
27
(26.3)
34
(33.6)
34
(32.9)
38
(35.6)
37
(34.2)
58
(51.9)
84
(73.4)
73
(63.4)
75
(64.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
684
(827.8)
674
(778.5)
667
(712.1)
704
(713.5)
576
(570.7)
535
(522.1)
547
(540.1)
588
(568.6)
711
(666.5)
656
(605.7)
459
(411.0)
341
(298.1)
353
(306.4)
429
(368.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,725
(2,088)
1,789
(2,066)
1,688
(1,802)
1,482
(1,502)
1,574
(1,560)
1,642
(1,602)
1,700
(1,679)
1,640
(1,586)
1,897
(1,778)
1,668
(1,540)
2,116
(1,895)
1,940
(1,696)
2,011
(1,745)
1,964
(1,687)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
399
(482.9)
357
(412.4)
299
(319.2)
246
(249.3)
220
(218.0)
174
(169.8)
159
(157.0)
212
(205.0)
240
(225.0)
211
(194.8)
342
(306.3)
306
(267.5)
250
(217.0)
318
(273.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(4.8)
6
(6.9)
6
(6.4)
4
(4.1)
4
(4.0)
5
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.9)
9
(8.4)
7
(6.5)
3
(2.7)
3
(2.6)
2
(1.7)
2
(1.7)
City-Data.com crime index274.4249.7217.6180.7160.7138.0145.8149.3167.7150.2159.6145.5136.4146.2

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.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Temecula, California as of October 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Temecula is 2,133 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Temecula, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Temecula:

61.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Temecula:

54.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Temecula:

67.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Temecula:

56.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Temecula:

52.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Temecula:

52.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Temecula:

51.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Temecula:

50.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Temecula:

40.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Temecula:

70.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Temecula:

88.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Temecula:

124.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Temecula:

167.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Temecula:

179.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Temecula:

123.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Temecula:

143.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Temecula:

169.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Temecula:

199.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Temecula:

181.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Temecula:

184.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Temecula:

222.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Temecula:

227.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Temecula:

256.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Temecula:

223.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Temecula:

215.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Temecula:

210.0
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Temecula:

224.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Temecula:

255.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Temecula:

280.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Temecula:

320.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Temecula:

342.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Temecula:

260.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Temecula:

223.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Temecula:

271.5
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: 92591, 92592.