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2 San Diego Area Cities Rank Among Top 50 Safest U.S. Cities: Report

Updated: Aug 10, 2023

The personal finance website analyzed America's safest and least safe cities. Chula Vista ranked 38th and San Diego ranked 48th, according to the study. Oceanside ranked 66th.

The rankings included the 150 most populated U.S. cities, plus at least two of the most populated cities in each state.

WalletHub compared 182 cities across three key dimensions: home and community safety, natural disaster risk, and financial safety. The company evaluated those dimensions using 42 relevant metrics, from assaults per capita to unemployment rate. Each metric was graded on a 100-point scale, with a score of 100 representing the highest level of safety.

Columbia, Maryland, ranked as the safest city in the country, followed by Nashua, New Hampshire, and Laredo, Texas, according to the report. St. Louis, Missouri, landed at the bottom of the list.

Here's how San Diego area cities scored:

  • Chula Vista

    • Overall rank: 38

    • Total score: 77.69

    • Home and community safety: 18

    • Natural disaster risk: 132

    • Financial safety: 74

  • San Diego

    • Overall rank: 48

    • Total score: 77.11

    • Home and community safety: 36

    • Natural disaster risk: 130

    • Financial safety: 33

  • Oceanside

    • Overall rank: 66

    • Total score: 75.32

    • Home and community safety: 42

    • Natural disaster risk: 144

    • Financial safety: 57

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