Oceanside has a population of 176,815. During the past three years, Oceanside saw 15,084 arrests. For 2017, the Oceanside's arrest rate totaled 270.45 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 14.56% makes Oceanside lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 694 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Oceanside also totaled 4,088 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Carlsbad and Chula Vista, Oceanside is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Oceanside had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Oceanside averaged 694 violent crimes and 4,088 non-violent crimes.
The city of Oceanside experienced 7,786 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 71 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 572 was for legacy rape and 41 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 2,125, and the aggravated assault total was 4,977.