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Total crime 103%
Violent crime 33%
Property crime 115%
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 Leandro/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,559n/a (estimate)5,0492,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape18n/a19.937.542.6
Robbery283n/a313.4132.481.6
Assault153n/a169.4267.1250.2
Violent crime454n/a (estimate)503441379
Burglary375n/a415.3386.1340.5
Theft2,941n/a3,257.01,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft789n/a873.8358.8219.9
Property crime4,105n/a (estimate)4,5462,3312,110

Key findings

  • San Leandro crime rates are 103% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in San Leandro are 33% higher than the national average
  • In San Leandro you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • San Leandro is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in San Leandro has increased by 14%

San Leandro crime map

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

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in San Leandro, CA per 100,000 people. In San Leandro, the total number of daily crimes is 1.82 times more than the California average and 2.03 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in San Leandro is 1.14 times more than the California average and 1.33 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, San Leandro has a daily crime rate that is 1.95 times more than the California average and 2.15 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is San Leandro (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of San Leandro to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is San Leandro safe? The gauges above illustrate that San Leandro is safer than 11% of every city located within California along with 11% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, San Leandro, CA is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Leandro

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Leandro is 1 in 199
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Leandro is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in San Leandro is 1 in 20
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in San Leandro, California? If you reside in San Leandro, then there is a 1 in 199 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 22. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 20 risk that you will become a victim of crime in San Leandro.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for San Leandro is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in San Leandro has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 3% in San Leandro, while property crimes in San Leandro have increased by 16%. Total crime has increased by 14% year over year.

      San Leandro police department

      ItemSan LeandroCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 126 San Leandro police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.8% less than the California average and 55.4% 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
      Norris Canyon, CA1,04662327389
      Castle Hill, CA1,20262327389
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12362327389
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00062327389
      San Miguel, CA3,21484444528
      Camino Tassajara, CA3,45684444528
      Danville, CA43,75851658709
      San Leandro, CA89,0395034,5465,049

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fall River, MA88,9028681,2062,074
      Chico, CA89,3775812,5113,092
      Toms River, NJ88,537771,3301,407
      San Tan Valley, AZ88,5075953,1913,785
      Edmond, OK88,3421461,6891,834
      San Leandro, CA89,0395034,5465,049
      Source: The San Leandro, 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.