Reported Annual Crime In Mission Viejo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMission Viejo/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,058n/a (estimate)1,0802,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMission Viejo/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.95.3
Rape7n/a7.134.940.4
Robbery25n/a25.5139.6102.8
Assault43n/a43.9265.9248.5
Violent crime75n/a (estimate)77445386
Burglary160n/a163.3479.8468.9
Theft768n/a784.11,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft55n/a56.2450.3236.9
Property crime983n/a (estimate)1,0042,5532,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Mission Viejo, 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 64% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 62% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Mission Viejo, CA shows a crime rate that is 83% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 80% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Mission Viejo, CA is shown to be 61% lower than the California average and 59% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mission Viejo is 62% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.96 daily crimes that occur in Mission Viejo.
  • Mission Viejo is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mission Viejo you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mission Viejo has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Mission Viejo (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Mission Viejo, 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 Mission Viejo, CA total amount of daily offenses is 2.78 times less than the California average and 2.63 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Mission Viejo, CA is 5.82 times less than the California average, and it is 5.05 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Mission Viejo, CA has a daily crime figure that is 2.54 times less than the California average and 2.44 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Mission Viejo (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Mission Viejo, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Mission Viejo, CA has been ranked safer than 94% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Mission Viejo, CA is safer than 80% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Mission Viejo, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Mission Viejo, CA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mission Viejo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mission Viejo is 1 in 1306
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mission Viejo is 1 in 100
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mission Viejo is 1 in 93
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Mission Viejo, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mission Viejo, CA you have a 1 in 1306 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 100 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mission Viejo, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Mission Viejo (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Mission Viejo, 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 Mission Viejo, CA has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in Mission Viejo, CA has decreased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Mission Viejo, CA has decreased by 10% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Mission Viejo police department

ItemMission ViejoCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

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
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03897538635
Aliso Viejo, CA50,21957812869
Las Flores, CA5,671145830975
Lake Forest, CA80,6581268931,019
Laguna Woods, CA16,347731,0261,099
Coto de Caza, CA14,8451709731,142
Laguna Niguel, CA64,984981,1321,230
Mission Viejo, CA96,178771,0041,080

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Source: The Mission Viejo, 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.