The 10 Safest Chula Vista, CA Neighborhoods To Live In For 2021


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Chula Vista are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our second time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Chula Vista.
Safest Neighborhoods In Chula Vista

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Chula Vista are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Chula Vista. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Chula Vista neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Chula Vista in 2021? That would be Eastlake Woods. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood's statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Chula Vista.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Chula Vista neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Chula Vista that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Chula Vista.

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How We Determined The Safest Chula Vista Hoods In 2021

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Chula Vista.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 19 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the "Safest City Neighborhood In Chula Vista." We're lookin' at you, Eastlake Woods.

Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places Chula Vista. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Chula Vista For 2021

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,986
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 18
Property Crime Per 100k: 171
More on Eastlake Woods: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 2,819
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 61
Property Crime Per 100k: 253
More on Bonita Long Canyon: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 445
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 141
Property Crime Per 100k: 555
More on Bella Lago: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 5,305
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 214
Property Crime Per 100k: 551
More on Paseo Ranchoero: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 44,040
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 155
Property Crime Per 100k: 721
More on Otay Ranch: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

10
/10

Population: 10,447
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 189
Property Crime Per 100k: 726
More on Estlake Greens: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 5,051
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 224
Property Crime Per 100k: 660
More on Lynwood Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 5,839
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 152
Property Crime Per 100k: 769
More on East Lake: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 1,332
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 145
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,354
More on Eastlake Trails: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 416
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 222
Property Crime Per 100k: 938
More on Yosemite Dr: Homes For Sale | Data

Summing Up The Safest Places In Chula Vista

Looking at the data, you can tell that Eastlake Woods is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most California residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you're informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Chula Vista For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 Eastlake Woods 199
2 Bonita Long Canyon 304
3 Bella Lago 706
4 Paseo Ranchoero 765
5 Otay Ranch 896
6 Estlake Greens 875
7 Lynwood Hills 854
8 East Lake 901
9 Eastlake Trails 1,469
10 Yosemite Dr 1,160
11 Sunbow 1,125
12 Amphitheater And Water Park 1,084
13 Fenton St 1,593
14 Terra Nova 2,070
15 Rancho Del Rey 1,868
16 Eastlake Vistas 2,062
17 Rolling Hills Ranch 2,349
18 Southwest 2,609
19 Northwest 3,674

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