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Total crime 36%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 36%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDaly City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,770n/a (estimate)1,6402,8282,580
Murder3n/a2.84.45.0
Rape38n/a35.239.242.6
Robbery103n/a95.4137.386.2
Assault98n/a90.8266.5246.8
Violent crime242n/a (estimate)224447381
Burglary221n/a204.8416.2376.0
Theft1,130n/a1,047.01,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft177n/a164.0392.4228.9
Property crime1,528n/a (estimate)1,4162,3802,200

Key findings

  • Daly City crime rates are 36% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Daly City are 41% lower than the national average
  • In Daly City you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Daly City is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Daly City has decreased by 4%

Daly City crime map

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The Daly City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Daly City as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Daly City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Daly City (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Daly City on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Daly City (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.72 times less than the state average and 1.57 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Daly City on a daily basis are 2.00 times less than than California average and 1.70 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Daly City are 1.68 times less than the daily state average and 1.55 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Daly City (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Daly City to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Daly City safe? The gauges above illustrate that Daly City is safer than 72% of every city located within California along with 53% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Daly City, CA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Daly City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Daly City is 1 in 446
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Daly City is 1 in 71
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Daly City is 1 in 61
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Daly City, California? If you reside in Daly City, then there is a 1 in 446 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 71. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 61 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Daly City.

      Year Over Year Crime In Daly City (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Daly City is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Daly City has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 9% in Daly City, while property crimes in Daly City have decreased by 3%. Total crime has decreased by 4% year over year.

      Daly City police department

      ItemDaly CityCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
      There are a total of 147 Daly City police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.6% less than the California average and 56.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bolinas, CA1,28163334397
      Montara, CA2,89570373443
      Belvedere, CA2,0170515515
      Moss Beach, CA3,70685453538
      Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,261116618734
      Hillsborough, CA11,31278777855
      Tiburon, CA9,17076837914
      Daly City, CA105,5432241,4161,640

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boulder, CO105,4202693,3833,652
      Pompano Beach, FL106,0047823,8444,626
      Wichita Falls, TX105,0133693,0883,457
      West Palm Beach, FL104,9789193,8054,724
      North Charleston, SC106,1139215,8206,741
      Daly City, CA105,5432241,4161,640
      Source: The Daly City, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.