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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 37%
Property crime 24%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsWest San Jose/100k peopleSan Jose/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime29,7231,840 (estimate)2,8582,7722,489
Murder32n/a3.14.35.0
Rape671n/a64.537.542.6
Robbery1,339n/a128.7132.481.6
Assault2,517n/a242.0267.1250.2
Violent crime4,559240 (estimate)438441379
Burglary4,114n/a395.6386.1340.5
Theft14,924n/a1,435.01,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft6,126n/a589.0358.8219.9
Property crime25,1641,600 (estimate)2,4202,3312,110

Key findings

  • West San Jose crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West San Jose are 37% lower than the national average
  • In West San Jose you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West San Jose is safer than 75% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in San Jose has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In West San Jose (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West San Jose

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West San Jose is 1 in 417
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West San Jose is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West San Jose is 1 in 55

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

      San Jose police department

      ItemWest San JoseSan 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

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      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140342342
      Ladera, CA1,51462327389
      Lexington Hills, CA2,61769366435
      Loyola, CA3,42584444528
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25984444528
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83084444528
      Portola Valley, CA4,550115605720
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634382,4202,858

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Austin, TX907,7794013,7114,111
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166473,3093,957
      San Francisco, CA850,2826705,5066,175
      Indianapolis, IN846,6741,2734,1295,402
      Columbus, OH837,0385033,3083,811
      San Jose, CA1,009,3634382,4202,858
      Source: The West San Jose, San Jose, 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.