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


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

Crime rate in Murrieta, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Murrieta, CA is 94 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.9 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 36.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Murrieta crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 2 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Murrieta has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Murrieta, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Murrieta:

93.8
Wildomar:

137.2
Temecula:

146.2
Canyon Lake:

86.8
Lake Elsinore:

204.9
Menifee:

159.3
Perris:

227.0
Hemet:

327.2
San Jacinto:

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

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.3)
2
(2.4)
3
(3.1)
1
(0.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.0)
2
(1.9)
1
(0.9)
1
(0.9)
1
(0.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.9)
2
(1.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(12.0)
9
(10.8)
8
(8.2)
12
(11.4)
17
(16.2)
10
(9.6)
13
(12.4)
8
(7.5)
10
(9.3)
6
(5.5)
6
(5.5)
8
(7.2)
14
(12.4)
16
(13.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
36
(48.0)
31
(37.1)
46
(46.9)
25
(23.7)
34
(32.3)
33
(31.6)
34
(32.5)
21
(19.7)
21
(19.5)
20
(18.5)
30
(27.4)
17
(15.3)
33
(29.2)
35
(30.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
76
(101.3)
71
(85.0)
61
(62.2)
51
(48.3)
67
(63.7)
55
(52.7)
56
(53.5)
40
(37.4)
38
(35.3)
41
(37.8)
33
(30.1)
24
(21.6)
32
(28.3)
39
(34.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
489
(651.9)
563
(674.1)
483
(492.6)
448
(424.0)
471
(447.6)
429
(411.1)
348
(332.4)
408
(381.9)
285
(264.5)
262
(241.8)
287
(262.1)
280
(252.2)
254
(224.7)
234
(204.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,058
(1,411)
1,187
(1,421)
1,195
(1,219)
897
(848.9)
884
(840.0)
852
(816.5)
1,031
(984.9)
1,177
(1,102)
1,149
(1,066)
1,009
(931.0)
1,173
(1,071)
1,115
(1,004)
1,143
(1,011)
952
(829.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
268
(357.3)
224
(268.2)
277
(282.5)
166
(157.1)
154
(146.3)
126
(120.8)
116
(110.8)
130
(121.7)
206
(191.2)
187
(172.5)
240
(219.2)
208
(187.3)
185
(163.7)
226
(197.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(10.7)
7
(8.4)
3
(3.1)
15
(14.2)
3
(2.9)
6
(5.8)
10
(9.6)
15
(14.0)
8
(7.4)
13
(12.0)
12
(11.0)
9
(8.1)
8
(7.1)
2
(1.7)
City-Data.com crime index177.6167.0145.0103.9112.0100.7105.7101.898.687.397.487.595.493.8

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.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Murrieta, California as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Murrieta is 2,148 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 Murrieta, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Murrieta:

49.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Murrieta:

42.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Murrieta:

25.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Murrieta:

34.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Murrieta:

35.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Murrieta:

38.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Murrieta:

37.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Murrieta:

59.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Murrieta:

53.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Murrieta:

64.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Murrieta:

49.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Murrieta:

68.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Murrieta:

76.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Murrieta:

89.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Murrieta:

74.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Murrieta:

62.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Murrieta:

64.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Murrieta:

111.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Murrieta:

120.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Murrieta:

128.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Murrieta:

138.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Murrieta:

120.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Murrieta:

134.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Murrieta:

149.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Murrieta:

132.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Murrieta:

141.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Murrieta:

153.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Murrieta:

150.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Murrieta:

201.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Murrieta:

246.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Murrieta:

254.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Murrieta:

215.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Murrieta:

187.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Murrieta:

218.5
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 129 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.77
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 127 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.75
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 128 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.80
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 126 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.78
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 122 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.77
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 126 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.79
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 125 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.79
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 127 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.82
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 129 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.82
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 132 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.86
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 131 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.84
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 117 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.84
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 112 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 97 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 89 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 74 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

2.42

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

Zip codes: 92562, 92590.