Reported Annual Crime In Hayward

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHayward/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,039n/a (estimate)3,2063,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHayward/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder10n/a6.44.84.9
Rape71n/a45.232.738.6
Robbery298n/a189.6135.0101.9
Assault177n/a112.6253.8237.8
Violent crime556n/a (estimate)354426373
Burglary729n/a463.9504.3491.4
Theft2,366n/a1,505.51,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft1,388n/a883.2436.8220.2
Property crime4,483n/a (estimate)2,8532,6182,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Hayward, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Hayward, 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 Hayward, CA is 5% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 12% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Hayward, CA has 17% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 5% lower than the national average. In property crime, Hayward, CA is 9% higher than the average of California and is 15% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hayward is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.78 daily crimes that occur in Hayward.
  • Hayward is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hayward you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hayward has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Hayward (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hayward, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Hayward, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.05 times more than the state average and 1.12 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Hayward, CA on a daily bases are 1.20 times less than than California average and 1.05 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hayward, CA are 1.09 times more than the daily state average and 1.15 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hayward (higher is better)

How safe is Hayward, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Hayward, CA is safer than 37% of the cities in California and 30% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Hayward, CA. Overall, Hayward, CA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hayward

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hayward is 1 in 283
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hayward is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hayward is 1 in 32
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Hayward, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Hayward, CA, then there is a 1 in 283 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Hayward, CA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Hayward, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Hayward, CA has decreased by 10% and the rate of property crime in Hayward, CA has decreased by 10%. The total crime rate in Hayward, CA has decreased by 10% year to year.

Hayward police department

ItemHaywardCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)28251,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.63.3
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.

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
Norris Canyon, CA1,22760367427
Camino Tassajara, CA1,78960367427
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,298111680791
Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,519111680791
Hayward, CA149,5963542,8533,206

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fort Collins, CO149,6271962,5152,711
Pomona, CA151,1425132,9193,432
Rockford, IL151,2901,5853,9525,537
Joliet, IL147,7863122,4022,714
Escondido, CA147,6033492,2362,585
Hayward, CA149,5963542,8533,206
Source: The Hayward, 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.