Reported Annual Crime In San Rafael

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Rafael/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,962n/a (estimate)3,3012,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Rafael/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.95.3
Rape28n/a47.134.940.4
Robbery111n/a186.8139.6102.8
Assault110n/a185.1265.9248.5
Violent crime249n/a (estimate)419445386
Burglary255n/a429.0479.8468.9
Theft1,186n/a1,995.51,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft272n/a457.6450.3236.9
Property crime1,713n/a (estimate)2,8822,5532,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in San Rafael, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 10% higher than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 16% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, San Rafael, CA shows a crime rate that is 6% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 8% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, San Rafael, CA is shown to be 13% higher than the California average and 18% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Black Point-Green Point, CA1,11162358421
Woodacre, CA1,77862358421
Bolinas, CA1,40362358421
Sleepy Hollow, CA2,58470400470
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA2,00795547643
Tiburon, CA9,10043896939
Strawberry, CA5,684145830975
San Rafael, CA58,5884192,8823,301

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in San Rafael is 16% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.04 daily crimes that occur in San Rafael.
  • San Rafael is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In San Rafael you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in San Rafael has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In San Rafael (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in San Rafael, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for San Rafael, CA are 1.10 times more than the California average and 1.16 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in San Rafael, CA are 1.06 times less than than California and 1.08 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in San Rafael, CA are 1.13 times more than than California and 1.18 times more than the national average.

How Safe is San Rafael (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the San Rafael, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show San Rafael, CA being safer than 30% of cities in California and 26% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to San Rafael, CA. In conclusion, San Rafael, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Rafael

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Rafael is 1 in 239
The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Rafael is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in San Rafael is 1 in 31
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in San Rafael, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in San Rafael, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 239. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 35 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in San Rafael, CA is 1 in 31.

Year Over Year Crime In San Rafael (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether San Rafael, 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 San Rafael, CA has increased by 6% and the rate of property crime in San Rafael, CA has decreased by 9%. The total crime rate in San Rafael, CA has decreased by 7% year to year.

San Rafael police department

ItemSan RafaelCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7851,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 78 San Rafael police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.3% less than the California average and 59.4% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Port, FL58,5841401,3581,499
Marietta, GA58,4363913,8344,226
Kendale Lakes, FL58,7675313,3213,852
Huntington Park, CA58,7877763,3304,106
Royal Oak, MI58,3821091,0311,140
San Rafael, CA58,5884192,8823,301
Source: The San Rafael, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.