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Total crime 18%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 7%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Marino/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime250n/a (estimate)1,9172,5812,346
Murder0n/a0.05.66.5
Rape1n/a7.734.238.4
Robbery2n/a15.3113.673.9
Assault9n/a69.0288.7279.7
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)92442388
Burglary63n/a483.1369.7314.2
Theft166n/a1,272.81,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft9n/a69.0427.6246.0
Property crime238n/a (estimate)1,8252,1391,958

Key findings

  • San Marino crime rates are 18% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in San Marino are 76% lower than the national average
  • In San Marino you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • San Marino is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in San Marino has increased by 14%

San Marino crime map

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

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

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in San Marino for every 100,000 residents. The San Marino total amount of daily crime is 1.35 times less than the California average and 1.22 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in San Marino, is 4.80 times less than the California average, and it is 4.21 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that San Marino has a daily crime average that is 1.17 times less than the California average and 1.07 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is San Marino (higher is better)

      Is San Marino safe in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in San Marino to other cities in the state and across the country, San Marino is 77% safer than other cities of California and 56% safer than other cities in the nation. San Marino has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Marino

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Marino is 1 in 1087
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Marino is 1 in 55
      The chance of being a victim of crime in San Marino is 1 in 53
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in San Marino? In San Marino, you have a 1 in 1087 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 55. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in San Marino, CA is 1 in 53.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for San Marino is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in San Marino has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 13% in San Marino, while property crimes in San Marino have increased by 16%. Total crime has increased by 14% year over year.

      San Marino police department

      ItemSan MarinoCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3151,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.63.3
      There are a total of 31 San Marino police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.8% less than the California average and 28.7% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      San Pasqual, CA2,01769336405
      Rose Hills, CA3,033100482581
      Bradbury, CA9540652652
      Ladera Heights, CA7,195144696839
      La Habra Heights, CA5,40646848894
      East Pasadena, CA6,159158765923
      Sierra Madre, CA11,067130798928
      San Marino, CA13,324921,8251,917

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Adams, MA13,3266812,4333,114
      Mercerville, NJ13,3282111,2511,461
      Fruitville, FL13,3332871,3241,612
      Sauk Rapids, MN13,3341962,2522,448
      Solana Beach, CA13,3121051,1621,267
      San Marino, CA13,324921,8251,917
      Source: The San Marino, 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.