Reported Annual Crime In Oceanside

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOceanside/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,003n/a (estimate)2,8212,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOceanside/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a4.54.95.3
Rape56n/a31.634.940.4
Robbery172n/a97.0139.6102.8
Assault403n/a227.2265.9248.5
Violent crime639n/a (estimate)360445386
Burglary607n/a342.3479.8468.9
Theft3,276n/a1,847.31,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft481n/a271.2450.3236.9
Property crime4,364n/a (estimate)2,4612,5532,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Oceanside, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Oceanside, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Oceanside, CA is 6% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 1% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Oceanside, CA has 19% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 7% lower than the national average. In property crime, Oceanside, CA is 4% lower than the average of California and is equal to the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,83870400470
Fairbanks Ranch, CA3,24585486571
Bonsall, CA4,138137787924
Rainbow, CA1,6781488521,000
San Marcos, CA87,8082081,2071,415
Solana Beach, CA13,1461181,6521,770
Encinitas, CA61,0081651,6311,796
Oceanside, CA171,4003602,4612,821

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oceanside is 1% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.73 daily crimes that occur in Oceanside.
  • Oceanside is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oceanside you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oceanside has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Oceanside (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Oceanside, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Oceanside, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.06 times less than the California average and 1.01 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Oceanside, CA is 1.24 times less than the California average, and it is 1.07 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Oceanside, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.04 times less than the California average and 1.00 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Oceanside (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Oceanside, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Oceanside, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Oceanside, CA is 41% safer than other cities of California and 32% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Oceanside, CA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Oceanside, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oceanside

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oceanside is 1 in 278
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oceanside is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oceanside is 1 in 36
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Oceanside, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Oceanside, CA, you have a 1 in 278 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 41. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Oceanside, CA is 1 in 36.

Year Over Year Crime In Oceanside (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Oceanside, CA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Oceanside, CA has decreased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Oceanside, CA has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Oceanside, CA has decreased by 6% year to year.

Oceanside police department

ItemOceansideCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)28251,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
There are a total of 282 Oceanside police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.4% less than the California average and 49.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Lauderdale, FL171,1376315,8666,497
Chattanooga, TN171,8631,0235,4856,508
Santa Rosa, CA170,7823731,7072,080
Rancho Cucamonga, CA170,1701502,2542,404
Port St. Lucie, FL169,2601481,3261,475
Oceanside, CA171,4003602,4612,821
Source: The Oceanside, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.