Mission Viejo, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
931
Total Crimes
975.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-60.62%
Below National Average
32 out of 461
In California
3,219 out of 9,891
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 975.3 per 100,000 people. That's -60.62% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -64.82% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 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

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
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 931 975.3 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 1 1.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 22 23.0 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 34 35.6 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 65 68.1 441.2 366.7
Burglary 121 126.8 386.1 340.5
Larceny 689 721.8 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 56 58.7 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 866 907.3 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Mission Viejo

65.0
Violent Crimes
68.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-81.43%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,468.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mission Viejo each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mission Viejo is 68.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -81.43% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -84.57% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mission Viejo

866.0
Property Crimes
907.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
-57.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 110.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mission Viejo each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mission Viejo is 907.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -57.00% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -61.08% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 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 292,673 4,011 1,370.5 1,306.2 64.2
Orange, CA 139,830 2,364 1,690.6 1,561.9 128.7
Lake Forest, CA 86,691 750 865.1 789.0 76.1
Laguna Niguel, CA 66,671 650 974.9 910.4 64.5
Fountain Valley, CA 55,858 1,216 2,176.9 2,082.1 94.9
Aliso Viejo, CA 52,247 460 880.4 828.8 51.7
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 48,377 326 673.9 611.9 62.0
San Juan Capistrano, CA 36,209 360 994.2 820.2 174.0
Laguna Hills, CA 31,123 437 1,404.1 1,301.3 102.8
Laguna Woods, CA 16,043 131 816.6 772.9 43.6
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