Reported Annual Crime In Fairfax

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfax/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime152n/a (estimate)1,9842,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFairfax/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.95.3
Rape3n/a39.234.940.4
Robbery4n/a52.2139.6102.8
Assault9n/a117.5265.9248.5
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)209445386
Burglary16n/a208.8479.8468.9
Theft113n/a1,474.81,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft7n/a91.4450.3236.9
Property crime136n/a (estimate)1,7752,5532,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Fairfax, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Fairfax, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Fairfax, CA is 34% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 30% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Fairfax, CA has 53% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 46% lower than the national average. In property crime, Fairfax, CA is 30% lower than the average of California and is 28% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Black Point-Green Point, CA1,11162358421
Woodacre, CA1,77862358421
Bolinas, CA1,40362358421
Inverness, CA1,36862358421
Sleepy Hollow, CA2,58470400470
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA2,00795547643
Tiburon, CA9,10043896939
Fairfax, CA7,5462091,7751,984

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fairfax is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.44 daily crimes that occur in Fairfax.
  • Fairfax is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fairfax you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fairfax has increased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Fairfax (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fairfax, 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 Fairfax, CA are 1.51 times less than the California average and 1.43 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fairfax, CA are 2.13 times less than than California and 1.85 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fairfax, CA are 1.44 times less than than California and 1.38 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Fairfax (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Fairfax, 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 Fairfax, CA to other cities in the state and across the country, Fairfax, CA is 69% safer than other cities of California and 52% 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, Fairfax, CA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Fairfax, CA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fairfax

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fairfax is 1 in 479
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fairfax is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fairfax is 1 in 51
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Fairfax, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Fairfax, CA you have a 1 in 479 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 57 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Fairfax, CA.

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

A good indicator of whether Fairfax, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Fairfax, CA has increased by 24%, while the property crime rate in Fairfax, CA has increased by 31% year over year. The number of total crimes in Fairfax, CA has increased by 30% year over year.

Fairfax police department

ItemFairfaxCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1651,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.63.3
There are a total of 16 Fairfax police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.6% less than the California average and 35.5% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Sarasota, FL7,5485183,2353,753
Richfield, UT7,550923,7123,804
Oakdale, NY7,5512028321,034
Park City, IL7,5511361,4001,536
Emerson, NJ7,53826570596
Fairfax, CA7,5462091,7751,984
Source: The Fairfax, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.