Reported Annual Crime In Chula Vista

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChula Vista/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,950n/a (estimate)1,8322,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChula Vista/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a0.44.95.3
Rape58n/a21.534.940.4
Robbery208n/a77.0139.6102.8
Assault429n/a158.8265.9248.5
Violent crime696n/a (estimate)258445386
Burglary694n/a256.9479.8468.9
Theft2,675n/a990.11,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft885n/a327.6450.3236.9
Property crime4,254n/a (estimate)1,5752,5532,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Chula Vista, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 39% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 35% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Chula Vista, CA shows a crime rate that is 42% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 33% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Chula Vista, CA is shown to be 38% lower than the California average and 36% lower than the national average.
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Chula Vista crime map

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The Chula Vista crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Chula Vista as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Chula Vista crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chula Vista is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.02 daily crimes that occur in Chula Vista.
  • Chula Vista is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chula Vista you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chula Vista has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Chula Vista (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Chula Vista, 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 Chula Vista, CA total amount of daily offenses is 1.64 times less than the California average and 1.55 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Chula Vista, CA is 1.73 times less than the California average, and it is 1.50 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Chula Vista, CA has a daily crime figure that is 1.62 times less than the California average and 1.56 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Chula Vista (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Chula Vista, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Chula Vista, CA being safer than 67% of cities in California and 50% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Chula Vista, CA. In conclusion, Chula Vista, CA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chula Vista

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chula Vista is 1 in 389
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chula Vista is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chula Vista is 1 in 55
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Chula Vista, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Chula Vista, CA you have a 1 in 389 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Chula Vista, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Chula Vista (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Chula Vista, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Chula Vista, CA has decreased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Chula Vista, CA has decreased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Chula Vista, CA has decreased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Chula Vista police department

ItemChula VistaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)29951,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.23.63.3
There are a total of 299 Chula Vista police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.9% less than the California average and 63.2% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Granite Hills, CA3,07198564663
Crest, CA2,7331811,0371,218
Jamul, CA5,6402261,2991,526
Imperial Beach, CA27,1802571,3471,604
Spring Valley CDP (Lake County), CA1,1542401,3791,619
Coronado, CA24,8521041,5221,626
Santee, CA56,8391911,5601,751
Chula Vista, CA260,5982581,5751,832

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Wayne, IN260,9543973,4113,808
Jersey City, NJ261,6664791,6842,164
Buffalo, NY258,9891,1104,1175,227
Orlando, FL263,3068385,2206,059
St. Petersburg, FL253,5856654,9345,599
Chula Vista, CA260,5982581,5751,832
Source: The Chula Vista, 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.