Hayward, CA Crime Rates & Statistics

Hayward crime information

StatisticHayward /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime390402368
Property crime3,2092,6582,731
Total crime index3,5993,0603,099
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  • The Hayward crime index is 17% higher than the California average and and the California crime index is 1% lower than the National average.
  • The Hayward violent crime rate is 2% lower than the California average and and the California violent crime rate is 9% higher than the National average.
  • The Hayward property crime rate is 20% higher than the California average and and the California property crime rate is 2% lower than the National average.

Hayward police department

ItemHaywardCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)28251,506504,711
Police officers /1000 residents1.93.63.3
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There are a total of 282 Hayward police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47% less than the California average and 41.4% less than the National average.

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  • Hayward is safer than 26.6% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Hayward is less than 41% of the cities in California.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Hayward is 1 in 28.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Hayward is 1 in 257.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Hayward is 1 in 32.

Hayward crime comparison

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Hayward violent crime breakdown

CrimeHaywardHayward /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Murder5355
Rape33222525
Robbery333221140109
Assault218144232229

Hayward property crime breakdown

CrimeHaywardHayward /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Burglary1,051696605610
Theft2,1221,4061,6221,899
Vehichle theft1,6711,107431221

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.

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Neighborhoods in & around Hayward, CA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Beresford, San Mateo8815.7
Sugerloaf, San Mateo8715.9
Shoreview, San Mateo8714
Mission Valley, Fremont8711.7
Downtown, Fremont8710.3
Cherry-Guardino, Fremont869.5
Weibel, Fremont8614
East Industrial, Fremont8614.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Parkmont, Fremont869
Glenmoor, Fremont869.7
Mission San Jose, Fremont8613
Hillsdale, San Mateo8614.6
Haywood Park, San Mateo8614.8
Kimber-Gomes, Fremont8610.9
Ardenwood, Fremont867.5
Cameron Hills, Fremont8512.7
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Cities near Hayward, CA

CityScoreMiles
Monte Sereno, CA8930.3
Lafayette, CA8815.1
Danville, CA8811.4
Los Altos, CA8819.7
Sereno del Mar, CA8831.7
Belmont, CA8814.8
San Ramon, CA889.5
Orinda, CA8815.4
CityScoreMiles
Camino Tassajara, CA8812.5
Foster City, CA8712.9
Saratoga, CA8728.2
Cupertino, CA8724
Ross, CA8732.9
Atherton, CA8715.7
Mill Valley, CA8730.2
Pleasanton, CA8711.3
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