Reported Annual Crime In Downtown

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleSan Jose/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime30,1976,707 (estimate)2,8832,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleSan Jose/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder28n/a2.74.45.0
Rape615n/a58.739.242.6
Robbery1,593n/a152.1137.386.2
Assault2,208n/a210.8266.5246.8
Violent crime4,4441,303 (estimate)424447381
Burglary4,539n/a433.4416.2376.0
Theft13,510n/a1,290.01,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft7,704n/a735.6392.4228.9
Property crime25,7535,404 (estimate)2,4592,3802,200

Downtown crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Downtown is 160% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 18.38 daily crimes that occur in Downtown.
  • Downtown is safer than 10% of the cities in the California.
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in San Jose has increased by 5%.

Compare San Jose, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Downtown (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 15

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

      San Jose police department

      ItemDowntownSan JoseCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,43551,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.53.6

      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
      Lexington Hills, CA2,61770373443
      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140527527
      Loyola, CA3,42585453538
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25985453538
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37681555635
      Saratoga, CA30,83071764835
      East Foothills, CA6,347145774919
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634242,4592,883

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Austin, TX907,7793823,4583,840
      Jacksonville, FL856,6165963,3343,930
      San Francisco, CA850,2826915,5346,225
      Indianapolis, IN846,6741,2734,1295,402
      Columbus, OH837,0384953,5304,025
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634242,4592,883
      Source: The Downtown, San Jose, 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.