Vista, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,827
Total Crimes
1,778.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-30.76%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Vista, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Vista is 1,778.2 per 100,000 people. That's -30.76% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -37.12% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,827.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Vista SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
6

How Does Vista Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Vista
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,827 1,778.2 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 5 4.9 4.4 5.0
Robbery 104 101.2 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 189 184.0 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 330 321.2 447.4 368.9
Burglary 266 258.9 416.2 376.0
Larceny 926 901.3 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 305 296.9 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 1,497 1,457.0 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Vista

330
Violent Crimes
321.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-12.93%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 311.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Vista each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Vista is 321.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -12.93% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -28.21% lower than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Vista

1,497
Property Crimes
1,457.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-33.76%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 68.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Vista each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Vista is 1,457.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.76% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -38.79% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 per 100,000 people.

Vista Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Vista

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Oceanside, CA 177,464 4,505 2,538.5 2,161.6 377.0
Escondido, CA 153,073 3,271 2,136.9 1,787.4 349.5
Carlsbad, CA 116,739 2,343 2,007.0 1,798.9 208.2
San Marcos, CA 98,088 1,254 1,278.4 1,072.5 205.9
Encinitas, CA 63,700 909 1,427.0 1,248.0 179.0
Poway, CA 50,346 574 1,140.1 1,011.0 129.1
Solana Beach, CA 13,524 229 1,693.3 1,523.2 170.1
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