Oceanside, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
4,448
Total Crimes
2,511.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.39%
Above National Average
279 out of 461
In California
7,099 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Oceanside, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Oceanside is 2,511.2 per 100,000 people. That's 1.39% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -9.42% 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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Oceanside SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
5

How Does Oceanside Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Oceanside
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,448 2,511.2 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 4 2.3 4.3 5.0
Robbery 163 92.0 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 448 252.9 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 712 402.0 441.2 366.7
Burglary 426 240.5 386.1 340.5
Larceny 2,858 1,613.5 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 452 255.2 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 3,736 2,109.2 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Oceanside

712.0
Violent Crimes
402.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
9.62%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 248.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Oceanside each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Oceanside is 402.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 9.62% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -8.89% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Oceanside

3,736.0
Property Crimes
2,109.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-0.03%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 47.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Oceanside each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Oceanside is 2,109.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -0.03% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -9.52% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Oceanside 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 Oceanside

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Escondido, CA 153,215 2,909 1,898.6 1,548.8 349.8
Carlsbad, CA 117,220 2,375 2,026.1 1,821.4 204.7
Vista, CA 102,227 1,792 1,753.0 1,406.7 346.3
San Marcos, CA 98,598 1,148 1,164.3 968.6 195.7
Encinitas, CA 63,320 691 1,091.3 955.5 135.8
Solana Beach, CA 13,440 186 1,383.9 1,287.2 96.7
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