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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 9%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleValley Center/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,377 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)376 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,001 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Valley Center crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Valley Center are 1% lower than the national average
  • In Valley Center you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Valley Center is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Valley Center has decreased by 4%

Valley Center crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Valley Center

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Valley Center is 1 in 267
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Valley Center is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Valley Center is 1 in 43

      Year Over Year Crime In Valley Center (per 100,000 people)

      Valley Center police department

      ItemValley CenterCaliforniaNational
      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
      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
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76370373443
      Hidden Meadows, CA3,648147782929
      Bonsall, CA4,294151802953
      Rainbow, CA1,7801628621,024
      Pala, CA1,0061921,0221,214
      San Marcos, CA91,4792061,0731,278
      Encinitas, CA62,1601791,2481,427
      Valley Center, CA9,7833762,0012,377

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Marina del Rey, CA9,782157835992
      Elon, NC9,7812781,8322,110
      Wapakoneta, OH9,786821,6481,730
      Waynesville, NC9,7885405,1755,715
      Cody, WY9,7762321,4701,701
      Valley Center, CA9,7833762,0012,377
      Source: The Valley Center, 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.