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Safest Cities in California

California is a popular State with full of high tech companies. The state has a population of 38.9 million people in 2022, Some of the Safest Cities in California where violent crime are low are Rancho Santa Margarita, Moorpark, Danville, Aliso Viejo, Lake Forest and Rancho Palos Verdes, but property and burglary rates vary. Each year, the Los Angeles county welcomes over 42 million tourists every year, with more than 10 million of the tourists visiting from other countries, most of the cities are having beautiful landscapes in the state.

The Safest Cities in California in 2022 are

California offers a huge range of exemplary places to live. For people considering relocating to California or pursuing housing options across the state, security is a primary concern. Also California is also among the most expensive places to live if you choose the top cities like Los Angeles or San Francisco due to the property and transport costs. Other than top cities, the living costs are minimal as per the National index. The below list are the safest places in California for the lowest crime rates, affordable, and safest neighborhoods to move in.

California CitiesPopulationViolent crimeProperty crimeBurglaryViolent CrimeProperty CrimeBurglary CrimeAll Crime RankViolent CrimePropertyBurglaryTotal Crimes
2019TotalsTotalsTotalsRankRankRankRankPer 1000Per 1000Per 1000Per 1000
Rancho Santa Margarita48,37730296342892962972970.622.966.127.44
Moorpark36,82626228342802952942960.712.956.197.82
Danville44,99723296362942942962950.512.946.587.89
Aliso Viejo52,24727433572932872922930.522.878.299.9
Lake Forest86,691666841082772892902920.762.897.899.9
Rancho Palos Verdes41,961293131022812932212910.692.937.4610.58
Mission Viejo95,453658661212842852882900.682.859.0711.02
Laguna Niguel66,671436071052872842822890.652.849.111.32
Paradise26,87922202832752921582880.822.927.5211.42
Saratoga30,666162401042922901312870.522.97.8311.74
San Juan Capistrano36,20963297692162882522861.742.888.211.85
Yorba Linda68,225426271402902802472850.622.89.1911.86
Lincoln48,62532468782862762792840.662.769.6211.89
Simi Valley126,0251461,1882082572792762821.162.799.4312.24
Santa Clarita218,1032772,0593922502782652801.272.789.4412.51
Poway49,92851490912672732602791.022.739.8112.66
Encinitas63,320866051152432772632781.362.779.5512.73
Orinda20,07117195522732742042770.852.749.7213.15
Thousand Oaks127,811881,3922442822662512750.692.6610.8913.49
Camarillo69,628588171002742632862740.832.6311.7314
Los Altos30,716213101072832701212730.682.710.0914.26
Chino Hills84,577958912222622692032721.122.6910.5314.28
Temple City36,192643311222132821332711.772.829.1514.28
Oakley43,01451497742552642712691.192.6411.5514.46
Lafayette26,8724358422972432832680.152.4313.3215.03
Dana Point33,77952399612352622642671.542.6211.8115.16
Cypress49,08552596982632582482661.062.5812.1415.2
Foster City34,62439425632612572612651.132.5712.2715.22
Murrieta116,413771,5122062852492672630.662.4912.9915.42
Hercules25,78931341312542462912621.22.4613.2215.63
Irvine292,6731883,8235742882472492610.642.4713.0615.67
Los Gatos30,79314419572952402562600.452.413.6115.91
Benicia28,47116377722912452132590.562.4513.2416.33
Santee58,70198806742222382892551.672.3813.7316.66
Laguna Hills31,12332405822642482022541.032.4813.0116.68
Coronado21,1159324342962122782500.432.1215.3417.38
San-Ramon76,387581,0991792782232272480.762.2314.3917.49
Laguna Beach23,02038326432242292552471.652.2914.1617.68
Rocklin68,554679831682682252192460.982.2514.3417.77
Eastvale66,310839441512522272332451.252.2714.2417.77
Belmont27,27245392502252242592431.652.2414.3717.86
Riverbank25,04524375492692142502420.962.1414.9717.89
San Clemente65,018879181602442312162411.342.3114.1217.92
Morgan Hill46,118527031022602132392371.132.1315.2418.58
Calabasas24,01635331812382351322351.462.3513.7818.61
Walnut30,10838386152251251512301.262.5112.8219.13
La Mirada48,702867011452142221682291.772.2214.3919.14
Agoura Hills20,49021306662662161452281.022.1614.9319.18
Orange139,8301802,1843872472071852251.292.0715.6219.67
Glendale202,6012313,3054802581992242231.141.9916.3119.82
Marina22,91143361672072061702161.882.0615.7620.56
Cupertino60,357551,0181752721931732130.911.9316.8720.68
Wildomar37,939616371012311941982111.611.9416.7921.06
Goleta30,930405091142461981052051.291.9816.4621.44
La Canada Flintridge20,22315323114279204311990.742.0415.9722.35
Diamond Bar56,36472908282249203521981.282.0316.1122.39
Dublin66,0721071,2591142291692701971.621.6919.0622.4
Pleasanton84,0171121,6321492451642661961.331.6419.4222.53
Fremont240,8874004,5235472231722341941.661.7218.7822.71
Folsom79,927821,4842782651761221901.031.7618.5723.07
Tracy92,8951661,8431562121592731881.791.5919.8423.31
Beaumont50,990929221782111801201871.81.818.0823.38
Port Hueneme22,23243415632031751801861.931.7518.6723.43
Paso Robles32,52853646782281582231831.631.5819.8623.89
Torrance145,1832802,8533992041611881811.931.6119.6524.33
Menifee94,5951451,8922692371561781801.531.562024.38
source: fbi crime data in 2019.
Total Crimes = Violent + Property + Burglary crimes, estimated per 1000 people.
Rank is compared to all cities greater than 20,000 population.

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