San Jose, CA Crime Rates & Statistics

San Jose crime information

StatisticSan Jose /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime335423387
Property crime2,2962,7592,859
Total crime index2,6313,1823,246
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  • The San Jose crime index is 17% lower than the California average and and the California crime index is 1% lower than the National average.
  • The San Jose violent crime rate is 20% lower than the California average and and the California violent crime rate is 9% higher than the National average.
  • The San Jose property crime rate is 16% lower than the California average and and the California property crime rate is 3% lower than the National average.

San Jose police department

ItemSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Total police officers1,75456,029511,598
Police officers /1000 residents1.92.22.8
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There are a total of 1,754 San Jose police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.1% less than the California average and 34.1% less than the National average.

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  • San Jose is safer than 30.4% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in San Jose is less than 38% of the cities in California.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in San Jose is 1 in 39.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in San Jose is 1 in 299.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in San Jose is 1 in 44.

San Jose crime comparison

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San Jose violent crime breakdown

CrimeSan JoseSan Jose /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Murder39455
Rape226242127
Robbery1,101115149113
Assault1,840192249242

San Jose property crime breakdown

CrimeSan JoseSan Jose /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Burglary4,223441646670
Theft12,6281,3191,6701,959
Vehichle theft5,121535443230

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California62,198181192

There are a total of 62,198 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 181 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 6% less than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around San Jose, CA

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Fairgrounds, San Jose0.9Cambrian Park, San Jose3.9
Willow Glen, San Jose2.2Blossom Valley, San Jose4
Downtown, San Jose2.6North Valley, San Jose5
Buena Vista, San Jose2.7Evergreen, San Jose5.4
Edenvale-Seven Trees, San Jose3.3Almaden Valley, San Jose5.6
Rose Garden, San Jose3.3West San Jose, San Jose6
Burbank, San Jose3.4North San Jose, San Jose6.5
East San Jose, San Jose3.8Berryessa, San Jose6.8
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Cities near San Jose, CA

CityMilesCityMiles
San Jose, CA0Santa Clara, CA6.3
Seven Trees, CA2.2Los Gatos, CA6.8
Buena Vista, CA2.7Monte Sereno, CA7.9
Burbank (Santa Clara), CA3.4Saratoga, CA8.4
Cambrian Park, CA4.6Milpitas, CA9.1
Campbell, CA4.7Cupertino, CA9.3
Alum Rock, CA5.1Sunnyvale, CA9.6
East Foothills, CA6.2Lexington Hills, CA11.8
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