The 10 Safest Neighborhoods In Chula Vista For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Chula Vista are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: This is our first time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Chula Vista.
Safest Neighborhoods In Chula Vista

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Chula Vista are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Chula Vista. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Chula Vista neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Chula Vista in 2020? That would be Eastlake Woods. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood’s statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Chula Vista.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Chula Vista neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Chula Vista that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Chula Vista.

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How We Determined The Safest Chula Vista Hoods In 2020

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Chula Vista.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 19 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the ‘Safest City Neighborhood In Chula Vista.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Eastlake Woods.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the safest places Chula Vista. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Chula Vista For 2020

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 1,986
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 15
Property Crime Per 100k: 156
More on Eastlake Woods: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Eastlake Woods comes in at 15 and the property crime per capita is 156 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 2,819
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 41
Property Crime Per 100k: 231
More on Bonita Long Canyon: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Bonita Long Canyon comes in at 41 and the property crime per capita is 231 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 445
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 119
Property Crime Per 100k: 573
More on Bella Lago: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Bella Lago comes in at 119 and the property crime per capita is 573 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 5,305
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 165
Property Crime Per 100k: 502
More on Paseo Ranchoero: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Paseo Ranchoero comes in at 165 and the property crime per capita is 502 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 44,040
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 133
Property Crime Per 100k: 656
More on Otay Ranch: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Otay Ranch comes in at 133 and the property crime per capita is 656 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 5,051
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 174
Property Crime Per 100k: 601
More on Lynwood Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Lynwood Hills comes in at 174 and the property crime per capita is 601 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 5,839
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 115
Property Crime Per 100k: 700
More on East Lake: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in East Lake comes in at 115 and the property crime per capita is 700 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

10
/10

Population: 10,447
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 137
Property Crime Per 100k: 661
More on Estlake Greens: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Estlake Greens comes in at 137 and the property crime per capita is 661 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 1,332
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 110
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,232
More on Eastlake Trails: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Eastlake Trails comes in at 110 and the property crime per capita is 1,232 for 2020.

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 8,064
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 206
Property Crime Per 100k: 810
More on Sunbow: Homes For Sale | Data

The violent crime per 100K people in Sunbow comes in at 206 and the property crime per capita is 810 for 2020.

Summing Up The Safest Places In Chula Vista

Looking at the data, you can tell that Eastlake Woods is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most California residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you’re informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Chula Vista For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Eastlake Woods 171
2 Bonita Long Canyon 272
3 Bella Lago 692
4 Paseo Ranchoero 667
5 Otay Ranch 789
6 Lynwood Hills 775
7 East Lake 815
8 Estlake Greens 798
9 Eastlake Trails 1,342
10 Sunbow 1,016
11 Yosemite Dr 1,191
12 Amphitheater And Water Park 971
13 Fenton St 1,437
14 Rancho Del Rey 1,659
15 Terra Nova 1,833
16 Rolling Hills Ranch 2,123
17 Eastlake Vistas 1,843
18 Southwest 2,347
19 Northwest 3,267

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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