Mission Viejo, CA
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Mission Viejo, CA crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Mission Viejo is safer than 61% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In California, only on the order of 14% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Mission Viejo. If you live in Mission Viejo, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 82. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Mission Viejo is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Mission Viejo, and we found that the crime rate in Mission Viejo is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Mission Viejo is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mission 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 Mission Viejo.

For Mission 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 Mission Viejo than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1130, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mission Viejo; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mission Viejo Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Mission Viejo Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

86

1,094

1,180

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.89

11.26

12.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mission Viejo 0.89
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,130

in Mission Viejo

1 in 235

in California

Mission Viejo VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 97,156
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 14 32 39
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.14 0.33 0.40

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mission Viejo 11.26
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 89

in Mission Viejo

1 in 38

in California

Mission Viejo Property CRIMES

Population: 97,156
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 156 861 77
Rate per 1,000 1.61 8.86 0.79

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Mission Viejo Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mission Viejo 65
California 90