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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 250%
Property crime 35%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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.
StatisticReportedincidentsVillage Center/100k peopleChula Vista/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,7204,172 (estimate)1,7152,7722,489
Murder3n/a1.14.35.0
Rape61n/a22.237.542.6
Robbery265n/a96.3132.481.6
Assault575n/a208.9267.1250.2
Violent crime9041,328 (estimate)328441379
Burglary486n/a176.6386.1340.5
Theft2,503n/a909.41,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft827n/a300.5358.8219.9
Property crime3,8162,844 (estimate)1,3862,3312,110

Key findings

  • Village Center crime rates are 68% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Village Center are 250% higher than the national average
  • In Village Center you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Village Center is safer than 22% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in Chula Vista has increased by 6%

Village Center crime map

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The Village Center crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Village Center 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 Village Center crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Village Center (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Village Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Village Center is 1 in 76
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Village Center is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Village Center is 1 in 24

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

      Chula Vista police department

      ItemVillage CenterChula 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, CA3,07198515613
      Crest, CA2,7331799471,126
      Jamul, CA5,6402241,1861,411
      Imperial Beach, CA27,1802611,2001,461
      Spring Valley CDP (Lake County), CA1,1542381,2591,497
      Santee, CA56,8391671,3731,540
      Coronado, CA24,852431,5341,577
      Chula Vista, CA260,5983281,3861,715

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fort Wayne, IN260,9543622,7613,123
      Jersey City, NJ261,6665231,9042,427
      Buffalo, NY258,9899913,2454,236
      Orlando, FL263,3067384,8275,565
      St. Petersburg, FL253,5855953,2103,805
      Chula Vista, CA260,5983281,3861,715
      Source: The Village Center, 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.