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Total crime 71%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 72%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsOtay Ranch/100k peopleChula Vista/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,446748 (estimate)1,6202,8282,580
Murder6n/a2.24.45.0
Rape79n/a28.839.242.6
Robbery256n/a93.3137.386.2
Assault494n/a180.0266.5246.8
Violent crime835138 (estimate)304447381
Burglary585n/a213.2416.2376.0
Theft2,338n/a852.11,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft688n/a250.8392.4228.9
Property crime3,611610 (estimate)1,3162,3802,200

Key findings

  • Otay Ranch crime rates are 71% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Otay Ranch are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Otay Ranch you have a 1 in 134 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Otay Ranch is safer than 89% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Chula Vista has decreased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Otay Ranch (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Otay Ranch

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Otay Ranch is 1 in 725
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Otay Ranch is 1 in 164
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Otay Ranch is 1 in 134

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

      Chula Vista police department

      ItemOtay RanchChula VistaCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a29951,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.23.6

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Granite Hills, CA3,07199526625
      Crest, CA2,7331829671,149
      Coronado, CA24,852731,2821,356
      Jamul, CA5,6402281,2111,439
      Spring Valley CDP (Lake County), CA1,1542411,2851,527
      Imperial Beach, CA27,1802871,2771,563
      Harbison Canyon, CA4,1282871,5271,813
      Chula Vista, CA260,5983041,3161,620

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Wayne, IN260,9543832,6183,001
      Jersey City, NJ261,6664561,7702,226
      Buffalo, NY258,9891,0433,8154,858
      Orlando, FL263,3067964,8155,611
      St. Petersburg, FL253,5856243,3033,927
      Chula Vista, CA260,5983041,3161,620
      Source: The Otay Ranch, Chula Vista, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.