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Total crime 238%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 274%
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Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Data from local enforcement agencies is analyzed and algorithms are applied to estimate the number of crimes in the area.
StatisticReportedincidentsPotrero Hill/100k peopleSan Francisco/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime43,5337,934 (estimate)4,9382,5812,346
Murder48n/a5.45.66.5
Rape198n/a22.534.238.4
Robbery2,388n/a270.9113.673.9
Assault2,162n/a245.3288.7279.7
Violent crime4,796614 (estimate)544442388
Burglary7,452n/a845.4369.7314.2
Theft25,319n/a2,872.21,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft5,966n/a676.8427.6246.0
Property crime38,7377,320 (estimate)4,3942,1391,958

Key findings

  • Potrero Hill crime rates are 238% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Potrero Hill are 58% higher than the national average
  • In Potrero Hill you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Potrero Hill is safer than 25% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in San Francisco has decreased by 20%

Potrero Hill crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Potrero Hill (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Potrero Hill

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Potrero Hill is 1 in 163
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Potrero Hill is 1 in 14
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Potrero Hill is 1 in 13

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

      San Francisco police department

      ItemPotrero HillSan 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.

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      Montara, CA2,89569336405
      Orinda, CA18,93630644674
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      Kentfield, CA6,907144696839
      Moraga, CA16,97783795878
      Corte Madera, CA9,694155751906
      Hillsborough, CA11,31252865917
      San Francisco, CA850,2825444,3944,938

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Indianapolis, IN846,6748713,5704,441
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166982,8713,569
      Columbus, OH837,0385563,1303,686
      Fort Worth, TX815,9305412,7333,274
      Charlotte, NC808,8348363,2404,077
      San Francisco, CA850,2825444,3944,938
      Source: The Potrero Hill, San Francisco, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.