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


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

Crime rate in Mission Viejo, CA

The 2022 crime rate in Mission Viejo, CA is 80 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 3.1 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 42.8% U.S. cities. The 2022 Mission Viejo crime rate rose by 94% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Mission Viejo has seen decreasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Mission Viejo, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Mission Viejo:

80.3
Laguna Hills:

121.6
Lake Forest:

88.5
Rancho Santa Margarita:

31.8
Laguna Woods:

43.1
Aliso Viejo:

55.9
Laguna Niguel:

77.9
San Juan Capistrano:

118.9
Laguna Beach:

198.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Mission Viejo by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(1.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(5.3)
5
(5.4)
3
(3.2)
3
(3.1)
4
(4.2)
9
(9.3)
14
(14.3)
7
(7.1)
13
(13.4)
5
(5.2)
8
(8.4)
5
(5.3)
4
(4.2)
8
(8.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
38
(40.2)
19
(20.4)
30
(31.8)
28
(29.3)
22
(22.9)
23
(23.7)
32
(32.6)
25
(25.5)
26
(26.8)
24
(24.9)
22
(23.0)
20
(21.2)
13
(13.8)
19
(20.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
52
(55.0)
46
(49.3)
46
(48.7)
42
(43.9)
36
(37.5)
34
(35.0)
39
(39.7)
43
(43.9)
61
(62.9)
84
(87.1)
34
(35.6)
46
(48.7)
30
(31.8)
55
(60.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
221
(233.7)
168
(180.1)
193
(204.4)
216
(225.9)
156
(162.7)
147
(151.4)
155
(157.8)
160
(163.3)
158
(163.0)
157
(162.8)
121
(126.8)
112
(118.5)
60
(63.6)
110
(120.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
899
(950.8)
917
(982.8)
983
(1,041)
936
(979.1)
802
(836.3)
679
(699.1)
859
(874.6)
768
(784.1)
733
(756.2)
702
(728.1)
689
(721.8)
659
(697.3)
408
(432.4)
808
(884.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(46.5)
50
(53.6)
40
(42.4)
45
(47.1)
40
(41.7)
38
(39.1)
76
(77.4)
55
(56.2)
78
(80.5)
78
(80.9)
56
(58.7)
82
(86.8)
43
(45.6)
103
(112.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
18
(19.0)
9
(9.6)
4
(4.2)
6
(6.3)
4
(4.2)
1
(1.0)
7
(7.1)
14
(14.3)
1
(1.0)
5
(5.2)
5
(5.2)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
City-Data.com crime index85.476.581.278.865.973.583.469.481.576.065.363.441.480.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Mission Viejo, California as of July 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mission Viejo is 2,952 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 2022
Mission Viejo:

51.4
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Mission Viejo:

29.1
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Mission Viejo:

40.2
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Mission Viejo:

39.8
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Mission Viejo:

61.2
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Mission Viejo:

60.4
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Mission Viejo:

41.9
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Mission Viejo:

52.4
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Mission Viejo:

48.9
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Mission Viejo:

34.4
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Mission Viejo:

39.7
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Mission Viejo:

43.4
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Mission Viejo:

40.2
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Mission Viejo:

52.9
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Mission Viejo:

54.9
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Mission Viejo:

43.2
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Mission Viejo:

36.7
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Mission Viejo:

60.8
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Mission Viejo:

85.2
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Mission Viejo:

41.2
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Mission Viejo:

71.6
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Mission Viejo:

70.2
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Mission Viejo:

81.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

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:

93.2
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:

110.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Mission Viejo:

125.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Mission Viejo:

107.1
U.S. Average:

322.3
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.01
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.01
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers - 1 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.01
California average:

2.09

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Mission Viejo, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 92691.