Aliso Viejo, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Aliso Viejo is safer than 64% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In California, only on the order of 9% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Aliso Viejo. If you live in Aliso Viejo, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 109. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 40. It is for these reasons that Aliso Viejo is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Aliso Viejo has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Aliso Viejo is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Aliso Viejo does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Aliso Viejo.

For Aliso Viejo, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Aliso Viejo than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1885, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Aliso Viejo; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Aliso Viejo Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Aliso Viejo Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
National Median: 4
    Aliso Viejo

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,885

in Aliso Viejo

1 in 227

in California


Population: 50,887
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 13 10
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.06 0.26 0.20


Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
National Median: 21
    Aliso Viejo

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 116

in Aliso Viejo

1 in 43

in California

Aliso Viejo Property CRIMES

Population: 50,887
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 59 352 27
Rate per 1,000 1.16 6.92 0.53

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Aliso Viejo Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
National Median: 28.3
    Aliso Viejo