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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 79%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsPacific Heights/100k peopleSan Francisco/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime54,7134,030 (estimate)6,1752,7722,489
Murder40n/a4.54.35.0
Rape324n/a36.637.542.6
Robbery3,055n/a344.8132.481.6
Assault2,514n/a283.7267.1250.2
Violent crime5,933255 (estimate)670441379
Burglary4,644n/a524.1386.1340.5
Theft39,887n/a4,501.91,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft4,249n/a479.6358.8219.9
Property crime48,7803,775 (estimate)5,5062,3312,110

Key findings

  • Pacific Heights crime rates are 62% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pacific Heights are 33% lower than the national average
  • In Pacific Heights you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pacific Heights is safer than 51% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in San Francisco has decreased by 1%

Pacific Heights crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pacific Heights (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pacific Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pacific Heights is 1 in 393
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pacific Heights is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pacific Heights is 1 in 25

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

      San Francisco police department

      ItemPacific HeightsSan FranciscoCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,59951,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.23.6

      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
      Woodacre, CA1,54262327389
      Bolinas, CA1,28162327389
      Belvedere, CA2,01747710757
      Tiburon, CA9,1700898898
      Kentfield, CA6,907143758901
      Strawberry, CA5,689143758901
      Corte Madera, CA9,694155818973
      San Francisco, CA850,2826705,5066,175

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Indianapolis, IN846,6741,2734,1295,402
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166473,3093,957
      Columbus, OH837,0385033,3083,811
      Fort Worth, TX815,9304442,6883,133
      Charlotte, NC808,8347393,9264,665
      San Francisco, CA850,2826705,5066,175
      Source: The Pacific Heights, San Francisco, 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.