Chula Vista, CA Arrest Records

Chula Vista, CA is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.58 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 115th safest city in California among the 458 cities.
Chula Vista, CA property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 15.75 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,675 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 13.51% compared to 2015.

Chula Vista Crime Rate

Total arrests in Chula Vista 2016 decreased by 7.02% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 705 to 696 while non-violent crime decreased by 7.9% from 4,619 to 4,254.

5 Crimes In Chula Vista, CA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,675
Motor vehicle theft 885
Burglary 694
Aggravated assault 429
Robbery 208

Other Cities in California with the Most Arrests

Among the 458 cities in state the most dangerous is Los Angeles with 28,817 violent crimes that’s 19.85% of total of 145,205. Industry has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 31 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Emeryville 153.65
Oroville 90.12
Red Bluff 88.84
Sonora 82.88
Signal Hill 79.22

Safest Cities in California

Are you planning a move to California? Here are the safest cities in California with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Chula Vista is 1 out of 225 up by 0.04% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Danville and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Lake Shastina.

City Arrests
Imperial 4.55
Westmorland 4.84
Ione 7.73
Danville 8.33
Orinda 8.48

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Chula Vista decreased by 1.28% from 2015 and increased by 3.88% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 670 to 696. In 2016 violent crime rate in Chula Vista was 45.1% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.258%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Chula Vista decreased by 7.9% from 2015 and decreased by 15.04% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 5,007 to 4,254. In 2016 property crime rate in Chula Vista was 44.61% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.575%.

How Chula Vista stands up against other cities

Chula Vista vs. Irvine

You’ll be in more risk in Chula Vista compared to Irvine that had 20.4% lower crime rate compared to Chula Vista according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0037 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0113 in Irvine city.
Larceny rates of 9.9010 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 10.9427 in Irvine.

Chula Vista vs. Fremont

You’ll be in more safety in Chula Vista compared to Fremont that had 18.82% higher crime rate compared to Chula Vista according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.7699 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.7801 in Fremont city.
Arson rates of 0.1444 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0890 in Fremont.

Names with the most arrests in Chula Vista

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chula Vista is 0.45% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.02 daily crimes that occur in Chula Vista.
  • Chula Vista is more violent than Irvine.
  • In Chula Vista you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Chula Vista have decreased by 7.02%.