Vista has a population of 103,004. During the past three years, Vista saw 6,183 arrests. For 2017, the Vista's arrest rate totaled 180.96 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 42.83% makes Vista lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 370 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Vista also totaled 1,494 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Chula Vista and Coronado, Vista is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Vista had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Vista averaged 370 violent crimes and 1,494 non-violent crimes.
The city of Vista experienced 4,656 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 22 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 316 was for legacy rape and 28 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 1,385, and the aggravated assault total was 2,905.