Reported Annual Crime In Alameda

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlameda/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,967n/a (estimate)2,5023,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlameda/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.54.84.9
Rape7n/a8.932.738.6
Robbery61n/a77.6135.0101.9
Assault78n/a99.2253.8237.8
Violent crime148n/a (estimate)188426373
Burglary228n/a290.0504.3491.4
Theft1,245n/a1,583.71,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft346n/a440.1436.8220.2
Property crime1,819n/a (estimate)2,3142,6182,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Alameda, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 18% lower than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 13% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Alameda, CA shows a crime rate that is 56% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 49% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Alameda, CA is shown to be 12% lower than the California average and 7% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alameda is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.86 daily crimes that occur in Alameda.
  • Alameda is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alameda you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alameda has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Alameda (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Alameda, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Alameda, CA are 1.22 times less than the California average and 1.14 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Alameda, CA are 2.26 times less than than California and 1.98 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Alameda, CA are 1.13 times less than than California and 1.07 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Alameda (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Alameda, CA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Alameda, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Alameda, CA is 65% safer than other cities of California and 50% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in California cities and all around the United States, Alameda, CA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Alameda, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alameda

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alameda is 1 in 532
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alameda is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alameda is 1 in 40
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Alameda, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Alameda, CA you have a 1 in 532 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Alameda, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Alameda (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Alameda, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Alameda, CA has not changed, while the property crime rate in Alameda, CA has increased by 3% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Alameda, CA has increased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Alameda police department

ItemAlamedaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11251,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
There are a total of 112 Alameda police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58.9% less than the California average and 54.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Castle Hill, CA1,22360367427
Shell Ridge, CA1,13960367427
Acalanes Ridge, CA1,22660367427
Norris Canyon, CA1,22760367427
Montara, CA2,88067411477
Alameda, CA75,7631882,3142,502

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Silver Spring, MD75,7483631,8382,201
Scranton, PA75,8422742,7793,054
Arlington Heights, IL75,57755850905
Kennewick, WA75,9711982,8423,040
St. George, UT75,4691451,7481,893
Alameda, CA75,7631882,3142,502
Source: The Alameda, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.