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


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

Crime rate in Vista, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Vista, CA is 180 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 63.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Vista crime rate fell by 5% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 5 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Vista has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Vista, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Vista:

179.7
Oceanside:

222.6
San Marcos:

112.3
Carlsbad:

152.5
Escondido:

201.3
Encinitas:

116.1
Solana Beach:

139.3
Del Mar:

247.3
Poway:

93.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Vista by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(4.3)
1
(1.1)
4
(4.5)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.0)
1
(1.0)
2
(2.0)
2
(2.0)
2
(2.0)
4
(3.9)
5
(4.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(22.8)
34
(37.3)
25
(27.8)
37
(40.7)
29
(31.8)
21
(22.6)
32
(33.7)
25
(26.0)
28
(29.0)
31
(31.7)
37
(37.3)
41
(40.1)
38
(36.9)
32
(31.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
190
(206.1)
152
(166.6)
170
(189.2)
154
(169.4)
145
(158.9)
112
(120.7)
121
(127.5)
144
(149.9)
140
(144.8)
101
(103.4)
95
(95.9)
99
(96.8)
104
(101.0)
104
(101.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
315
(341.7)
259
(283.9)
327
(363.9)
321
(353.1)
316
(346.3)
267
(287.8)
234
(246.5)
295
(307.0)
276
(285.4)
206
(211.0)
209
(210.9)
230
(224.8)
224
(217.5)
189
(184.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
771
(836.3)
729
(799.2)
594
(661.1)
757
(832.6)
519
(568.8)
463
(499.1)
469
(494.0)
438
(455.8)
390
(403.3)
292
(299.0)
344
(347.1)
351
(343.1)
310
(301.0)
266
(258.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,621
(1,758)
1,522
(1,669)
1,038
(1,155)
1,320
(1,452)
1,341
(1,470)
1,260
(1,358)
1,213
(1,278)
1,118
(1,164)
1,326
(1,371)
1,114
(1,141)
1,328
(1,340)
989
(966.7)
889
(863.1)
926
(901.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
579
(628.0)
587
(643.5)
517
(575.4)
451
(496.0)
378
(414.2)
387
(417.2)
343
(361.3)
329
(342.4)
329
(340.2)
280
(286.7)
317
(319.9)
275
(268.8)
295
(286.4)
305
(296.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
29
(31.5)
19
(20.8)
6
(6.7)
12
(13.2)
13
(14.2)
22
(23.7)
8
(8.4)
5
(5.2)
6
(6.2)
7
(7.2)
6
(6.1)
8
(7.8)
9
(8.7)
2
(1.9)
City-Data.com crime index336.2313.0299.2312.2274.1245.3229.1235.1236.0192.2208.3194.2189.6179.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 112 registered sex offenders living in Vista, California as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vista is 908 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Vista:

183.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Vista:

203.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Vista:

204.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Vista:

194.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Vista:

193.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Vista:

246.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Vista:

256.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Vista:

220.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Vista:

237.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Vista:

284.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Vista:

304.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Vista:

313.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Vista:

264.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Vista:

305.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Vista:

240.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Vista:

200.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Vista:

205.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Vista:

141.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Vista:

146.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Vista:

157.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Vista:

184.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Vista:

159.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Vista:

200.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Vista:

200.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Vista:

216.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Vista:

230.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Vista:

249.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Vista:

313.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Vista:

276.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Vista:

339.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Vista:

349.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Vista:

294.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Vista:

290.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Vista:

284.6
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: 92083.