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Total crime 47%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleSan Fernando/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime323n/a (estimate)1,3122,7722,489
Murder1n/a4.14.35.0
Rape4n/a16.237.542.6
Robbery25n/a101.5132.481.6
Assault50n/a203.1267.1250.2
Violent crime80n/a (estimate)325441379
Burglary52n/a211.2386.1340.5
Theft112n/a454.91,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft79n/a320.9358.8219.9
Property crime243n/a (estimate)9872,3312,110

Key findings

  • San Fernando crime rates are 47% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in San Fernando are 14% lower than the national average
  • In San Fernando you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • San Fernando is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in San Fernando has decreased by 21%

San Fernando crime map

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

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

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in San Fernando 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 San Fernando (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 2.11 times less than the state average and 1.90 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in San Fernando on a daily basis are 1.36 times less than than California average and 1.17 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in San Fernando are 2.36 times less than the daily state average and 2.14 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is San Fernando (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in San Fernando, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is San Fernando safe? In the graphs above, it shows that San Fernando is safer than 59% of California cities, and 42% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than San Fernando. At this time, San Fernando sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Fernando

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Fernando is 1 in 308
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Fernando is 1 in 102
      The chance of being a victim of crime in San Fernando is 1 in 77
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in San Fernando? In San Fernando, CA you have a 1 in 308 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 102 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime in San Fernando.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for San Fernando is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in San Fernando has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 21% in San Fernando, while property crimes in San Fernando have decreased by 21%. Total crime has decreased by 21% year over year.

      San Fernando police department

      ItemSan FernandoCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4451,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.63.3
      There are a total of 44 San Fernando police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.3% less than the California average and 43.7% 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
      Hasley Canyon, CA1,13562327389
      Bell Canyon, CA2,15969366435
      Agua Dulce, CA3,541135713848
      Topanga, CA7,858155818973
      Hidden Hills, CA1,57353946998
      Santa Clarita, CA180,3031279441,071
      Stevenson Ranch, CA19,7371849721,156
      San Fernando, CA24,3963259871,312

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norfolk, NE24,3981301,5431,672
      Homer Glen, IL24,38524504528
      Herndon, VA24,4152591,0931,353
      Holt, MI24,4183981,4451,843
      Trotwood, OH24,3725442,6973,241
      San Fernando, CA24,3963259871,312
      Source: The San Fernando, 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.