Mission Viejo, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
924
Total Crimes
977.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-58.33%
Below National Average
33 out of 461
In California
3,155 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Mission Viejo, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mission Viejo is 977.6 per 100,000 people. That's -58.33% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -62.12% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Mission Viejo SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
10
Education
9
Commute
6

How Does Mission Viejo Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Mission Viejo
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 924 977.6 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 20 21.2 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 46 48.7 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 71 75.1 442.0 387.8
Burglary 112 118.5 369.7 314.2
Larceny 659 697.3 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 82 86.8 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 853 902.5 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Mission Viejo

71
Violent Crimes
75.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-80.63%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,331.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mission Viejo each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mission Viejo is 75.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -80.63% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -83.01% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mission Viejo

853
Property Crimes
902.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-53.91%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 110.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mission Viejo each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mission Viejo is 902.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -53.91% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -57.80% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Mission Viejo Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Mission Viejo

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Irvine, CA 297,069 4,604 1,549.8 1,498.6 51.2
Orange, CA 138,846 2,576 1,855.3 1,725.7 129.6
Lake Forest, CA 86,469 945 1,092.9 983.0 109.9
Laguna Niguel, CA 66,759 620 928.7 867.3 61.4
Fountain Valley, CA 55,345 1,405 2,538.6 2,417.6 121.1
Aliso Viejo, CA 51,244 415 809.9 755.2 54.6
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 47,894 301 628.5 588.8 39.7
San Juan Capistrano, CA 36,074 366 1,014.6 839.9 174.6
Laguna Hills, CA 31,264 476 1,522.5 1,340.2 182.3
Laguna Woods, CA 15,832 165 1,042.2 960.1 82.1
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