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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 49%
Property crime 53%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Carlos/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,221 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)193 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,028 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • San Carlos crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in San Carlos are 49% lower than the national average
  • In San Carlos you have a 1 in 82 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • San Carlos is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in San Carlos has decreased by 4%

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The San Carlos crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in San Carlos 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 San Carlos crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Carlos

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Carlos is 1 in 518
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Carlos is 1 in 98
      The chance of being a victim of crime in San Carlos is 1 in 82

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

      San Carlos police department

      ItemSan CarlosCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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.

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      Ladera, CA1,51463334397
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      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37681555635
      Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716116618734
      San Carlos, CA29,5961931,0281,221

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      Sterling, VA29,5971901,5801,770
      Niles, IL29,6281162,0562,171
      Gloucester, MA29,546237712949
      Winter Park, FL29,5431922,4492,640
      Granite City, IL29,6627662,5503,315
      San Carlos, CA29,5961931,0281,221
      Source: The San Carlos, 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.