La Mesa, CA Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in La Mesa, San Diego County and California. Our statistics also include comparisons of La Mesa's crime rate to California's and nationwide. Keep in mind that La Mesa has a population of 60,089 while California has a population of 16,777,215.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in La Mesa, CA, there were 196 reported major violent crimes and 1,740 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in La Mesa is agg. assault, with 115 reported. This represented 58.67% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 1,234 reported.

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La Mesa Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 148th
  • Violent Crimes: 110th (186th per 100k)
  • Murder: 25th (71st per 100k)
  • Rape: 59th (165th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 108th (198th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 97th (126th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 130th (136th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 124th (227th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 117th (106th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 122nd (159th per 100k)
  • Arson: 52nd (201st per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 617th
  • Violent Crimes: 437th (2,053rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 75th (367th per 100k)
  • Rape: 176th (1,175th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 371st (2,212th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 279th (886th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 546th (2,322nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 455th (2,540th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 556th (2,512th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 301st (571st per 100k)
  • Arson: 114th (767th per 100k)

In San Diego County (2015)

  • Population: 11th
  • Violent Crimes: 8th (8th per 100k)
  • Murder: 5th (2nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 10th (10th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 9th (9th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 8th (5th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 8th (2nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 9th (3rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 8th (2nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 9th (3rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 7th (11th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 60,089
  • Households: 23,785
  • Median Income: $54,667
  • Land Area: 9.094 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.011 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

La Mesa, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 3
Rape 16 15
Agg. Assault 124 115
Robbery 68 63
Burglary 272 276
Vehicle Thefts 169 230
Arson 10 4

Violent Crimes in La Mesa, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 3
Rape 15
Aggravated Assault 115
Robbery 63

Property Crimes in La Mesa, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 276
Larceny 1234
Motor Vehicle Theft 230
Arson 4

Burglary in La Mesa, CA

Year Burglary
2006 447
2008 305
2009 355
2010 427
2011 308
2012 351
2013 354
2014 272
2015 276

Rape in La Mesa, CA

Year Rape
2006 8
2008 14
2009 11
2010 12
2011 11
2012 11
2013 7
2014 16
2015 15

California Criminal Statistics:


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Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 153709 166883
Murder 1699 1861
Rape 19925 22198
Agg. Assault 91803 99349
Robbery 48680 52862
Property Crimes 947192 1024914
Burglary 202670 197404
Larceny 592670 656517
Vehicle Thefts 151852 170993
Arson 0 0

Burglary in the state of California

Year Burglary
2006 246464
2007 237025
2008 237835
2009 230137
2010 228857
2011 230090
2012 245767
2013 232058
2014 202670
2015 197404

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