San Jose, CA Crime Rates & Statistics

San Jose crime information

StatisticSan Jose /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Violent crime363423387
Property crime2,9152,7592,859
Total crime index3,2783,1823,246
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  • The San Jose crime index is 3% higher than the California average and and the California crime index is 1% lower than the National average.
  • The San Jose violent crime rate is 14% 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 5% higher 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 officers1,43551,506504,711
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 39.5% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in San Jose is less than 50% of the cities in California.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in San Jose is 1 in 31.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in San Jose is 1 in 276.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in San Jose is 1 in 35.

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San Jose violent crime breakdown

CrimeSan JoseSan Jose /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Murder45555
Rape280292127
Robbery1,208124149113
Assault2,014206249242

San Jose property crime breakdown

CrimeSan JoseSan Jose /100KCalifornia /100KNational /100K
Burglary5,206533646670
Theft14,4981,4851,6701,959
Vehichle theft8,759897443230

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 Alto9113.4
Fair Meadow, Palo Alto9013.6
Charleston Gardens, Palo Alto9012.8
Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto8915
Midtown, Palo Alto8814.3
Triple El, Palo Alto8814.8
Green Acres, Palo Alto8713.7
East Industrial, Fremont8710.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Cameron Hills, Fremont8613
Almaden Valley, San Jose868.2
Willow Glen, San Jose863
West San Jose, San Jose865.8
Cambrian Park, San Jose865.5
Rose Garden, San Jose852.2
Blacow, Fremont8413.1
Warm Springs, Fremont849.7
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Cities near San Jose, CA

CityScoreMiles
Monte Sereno, CA898.9
Sereno del Mar, CA899.2
San Carlos, CA8823.2
Camino Tassajara, CA8831.8
Los Altos, CA8812.4
Belmont, CA8824.3
Cupertino, CA887.6
San Ramon, CA8830.8
CityScoreMiles
Pleasanton, CA8822.3
Foster City, CA8725.6
Rossmoor, CA8738.1
Palo Alto, CA8715.3
Atherton, CA8718.6
Ladera, CA8717.1
Piedmont, CA8738.2
Saratoga, CA878.8
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