San Jose, CA Crime Rates & Statistics

San Jose crime information

StatisticSan Jose /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime324402368
Property crime2,5712,6582,731
Total crime index2,8953,0603,099
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  • The San Jose crime index is 5% 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 19% 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 3% lower than the California average and and the California property crime rate is 2% lower than the National average.

San Jose police department

ItemSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,43551,506504,711
Police officers /1000 residents1.53.63.3
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There are a total of 1,435 San Jose police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.3% less than the California average and 55% less than the National average.

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  • San Jose is safer than 34% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in San Jose is less than 46% of the cities in California.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in San Jose is 1 in 35.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in San Jose is 1 in 309.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in San Jose is 1 in 39.

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San Jose violent crime breakdown

CrimeSan JoseSan Jose /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Murder38455
Rape270272525
Robbery1,095110140109
Assault1,812183232229

San Jose property crime breakdown

CrimeSan JoseSan Jose /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Burglary5,173521605610
Theft12,4111,2511,6221,899
Vehichle theft7,926799431221

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 San Jose, CA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto9013.4
Fair Meadow, Palo Alto8913.6
Charleston Gardens, Palo Alto8912.8
Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto8915
Midtown, Palo Alto8814.3
Triple El, Palo Alto8714.8
Green Acres, Palo Alto8713.7
Almaden Valley, San Jose868.2
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Weibel, Fremont8611.6
East Industrial, Fremont8610.4
West San Jose, San Jose855.8
Willow Glen, San Jose853
Cameron Hills, Fremont8513
Warm Springs, Fremont859.7
Cambrian Park, San Jose845.5
Rose Garden, San Jose842.2
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Cities near San Jose, CA

CityScoreMiles
Monte Sereno, CA898.9
Danville, CA8833.8
Los Altos, CA8812.4
Sereno del Mar, CA889.2
Belmont, CA8824.3
San Ramon, CA8830.8
Camino Tassajara, CA8831.8
Foster City, CA8725.6
CityScoreMiles
Saratoga, CA878.8
Cupertino, CA877.6
Atherton, CA8718.6
Pleasanton, CA8722.3
San Carlos, CA8723.2
Ladera, CA8717.1
Palo Alto, CA8715.3
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA8627.7
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