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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 18%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDaly City/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,100n/a (estimate)1,9492,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape44n/a40.837.542.6
Robbery91n/a84.5132.481.6
Assault97n/a90.0267.1250.2
Violent crime232n/a (estimate)215441379
Burglary170n/a157.8386.1340.5
Theft1,517n/a1,407.91,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft181n/a168.0358.8219.9
Property crime1,868n/a (estimate)1,7342,3312,110

Key findings

  • Daly City crime rates are 22% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Daly City are 43% lower than the national average
  • In Daly City you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Daly City is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Daly City has increased by 19%

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 1.42 times less than the state average and 1.28 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Daly City on a daily basis are 2.05 times less than than California average and 1.76 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Daly City are 1.34 times less than the daily state average and 1.22 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 65% of every city located within California along with 48% 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 below 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 465
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Daly City is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Daly City is 1 in 52
      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 465 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 58. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 52 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 4% in Daly City, while property crimes in Daly City have increased by 22%. Total crime has increased by 19% 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, CA1,28162327389
      Montara, CA2,89569366435
      Moss Beach, CA3,70684444528
      Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,261115605720
      Belvedere, CA2,01747710757
      Hillsborough, CA11,31243842885
      Tiburon, CA9,1700898898
      Daly City, CA105,5432151,7341,949

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Boulder, CO105,4202563,0263,282
      Pompano Beach, FL106,0047933,7674,560
      Wichita Falls, TX105,0133483,0443,393
      West Palm Beach, FL104,9787623,7514,512
      North Charleston, SC106,1139666,0196,985
      Daly City, CA105,5432151,7341,949
      Source: The Daly City, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.