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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 57%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsNorth City/100k peopleSan Diego/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime32,356982 (estimate)2,2442,7722,489
Murder50n/a3.54.35.0
Rape561n/a38.937.542.6
Robbery1,346n/a93.4132.481.6
Assault3,258n/a226.0267.1250.2
Violent crime5,21576 (estimate)362441379
Burglary3,543n/a245.7386.1340.5
Theft18,426n/a1,278.01,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft5,172n/a358.7358.8219.9
Property crime27,141906 (estimate)1,8832,3312,110

Key findings

  • North City crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in North City are 80% lower than the national average
  • In North City you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • North City is safer than 93% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in San Diego has decreased by 2%

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in North City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in North City is 1 in 1316
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in North City is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of crime in North City is 1 in 102

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

      San Diego police department

      ItemNorth CitySan DiegoCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,48151,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.93.6

      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
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76369366435
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,86469366435
      Poway, CA49,6751029811,084
      Encinitas, CA62,1601369551,091
      San Marcos, CA91,4791969691,164
      Solana Beach, CA13,312971,2871,384
      Lake San Marcos, CA4,5292411,2741,515
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123621,8832,244

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Antonio, TX1,439,3587084,3245,033
      Dallas, TX1,278,4338633,3214,184
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,3246993,3154,014
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389093,0974,006
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634382,4202,858
      San Diego, CA1,374,8123621,8832,244
      Source: The North City, San Diego, 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.