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Crime rate in Mission Viejo, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Mission Viejo, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Mission Viejo, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Mission Viejo, CA was 76 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 3.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 28.8% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Mission Viejo crime rate fell by 7% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Mission Viejo has seen an increase in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Mission Viejo, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Mission Viejo:

76.0
Laguna Hills:

113.1
Lake Forest:

99.3
Rancho Santa Margarita:

53.2
Laguna Woods:

49.1
Aliso Viejo:

71.3
Laguna Niguel:

75.5
San Juan Capistrano:

115.5
Laguna Beach:

185.9
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Mission Viejo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(2.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(5.1)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(3.1)
1
(1.0)
1
(1.1)
3
(3.2)
5
(5.3)
5
(5.3)
3
(3.2)
3
(3.1)
4
(4.2)
9
(9.3)
14
(14.3)
7
(7.1)
13
(13.4)
5
(5.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
36
(37.2)
29
(30.3)
28
(29.4)
40
(42.2)
38
(40.2)
19
(20.1)
30
(31.8)
28
(29.3)
22
(22.9)
23
(23.7)
32
(32.6)
25
(25.5)
26
(26.8)
24
(24.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
69
(71.2)
40
(41.7)
53
(55.7)
58
(61.2)
52
(55.0)
46
(48.6)
46
(48.7)
42
(43.9)
36
(37.5)
34
(35.0)
39
(39.7)
43
(43.9)
61
(62.9)
84
(87.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
225
(232.2)
260
(271.3)
205
(215.6)
204
(215.4)
221
(233.7)
168
(177.4)
193
(204.4)
216
(225.9)
156
(162.7)
147
(151.4)
155
(157.8)
160
(163.3)
158
(163.0)
157
(162.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
953
(983.6)
1,016
(1,060)
1,007
(1,059)
936
(988.4)
899
(950.8)
917
(968.5)
983
(1,041)
936
(979.1)
802
(836.3)
679
(699.1)
859
(874.6)
768
(784.1)
733
(756.2)
702
(728.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
81
(83.6)
123
(128.3)
101
(106.2)
66
(69.7)
44
(46.5)
50
(52.8)
40
(42.4)
45
(47.1)
40
(41.7)
38
(39.1)
76
(77.4)
55
(56.2)
78
(80.5)
78
(80.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(14.4)
29
(30.3)
14
(14.7)
22
(23.2)
18
(19.0)
9
(9.5)
4
(4.2)
6
(6.3)
4
(4.2)
1
(1.0)
7
(7.1)
14
(14.3)
1
(1.0)
5
(5.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)94.389.986.887.685.475.381.278.865.973.583.469.481.576.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Mission Viejo, California as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mission Viejo is 2,319 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Mission Viejo:

61.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Mission Viejo:

60.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Mission Viejo:

41.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Mission Viejo:

52.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Mission Viejo:

48.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Mission Viejo:

34.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Mission Viejo:

39.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Mission Viejo:

43.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Mission Viejo:

39.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Mission Viejo:

52.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Mission Viejo:

54.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Mission Viejo:

43.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Mission Viejo:

37.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Mission Viejo:

61.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Mission Viejo:

64.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Mission Viejo:

61.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Mission Viejo:

64.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Mission Viejo:

81.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Mission Viejo:

82.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Mission Viejo:

80.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Mission Viejo:

86.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Mission Viejo:

71.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Mission Viejo:

80.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Mission Viejo:

101.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Mission Viejo:

99.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Mission Viejo:

91.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Mission Viejo:

101.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Mission Viejo:

103.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Mission Viejo:

112.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Mission Viejo:

126.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Mission Viejo:

108.2
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Mission Viejo:

110.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Mission Viejo:

120.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Mission Viejo:

122.9
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Zip codes: 92691.