Reported Annual Crime In San Rafael

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Rafael/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,821n/a (estimate)3,0792,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Rafael/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape21n/a35.537.241.7
Robbery89n/a150.5143.298.0
Assault84n/a142.0264.2248.9
Violent crime194n/a (estimate)328449383
Burglary271n/a458.2446.9430.4
Theft1,091n/a1,844.71,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft265n/a448.1425.9237.4
Property crime1,627n/a (estimate)2,7512,4972,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in San Rafael, CA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 5% higher than the average of crimes committed in California. It is also 12% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, San Rafael, CA shows a crime rate that is 27% lower than the California average. The crime rate is also 14% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, San Rafael, CA is shown to be 10% higher than the California average and 16% higher than the national average.
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The San Rafael crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in San Rafael as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The San Rafael crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in San Rafael is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.44 daily crimes that occur in San Rafael.
  • San Rafael is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In San Rafael you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in San Rafael has decreased by 14%.

Compare San Rafael, CA Crime To Other Cities

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in San Rafael, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for San Rafael, CA are 1.05 times more than the California average and 1.12 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in San Rafael, CA are 1.37 times less than than California and 1.17 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in San Rafael, CA are 1.10 times more than than California and 1.16 times more than the national average.

How Safe is San Rafael (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the San Rafael, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show San Rafael, CA being safer than 40% of cities in California and 31% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to San Rafael, CA. In conclusion, San Rafael, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Rafael

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Rafael is 1 in 305
The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Rafael is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in San Rafael is 1 in 33
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in San Rafael, CA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in San Rafael, CA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 305. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 37 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in San Rafael, CA is 1 in 33.

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

An ideal indicator of whether San Rafael, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in San Rafael, CA has decreased by 17% and the rate of property crime in San Rafael, CA has decreased by 13%. The total crime rate in San Rafael, CA has decreased by 14% year to year.

San Rafael police department

ItemSan RafaelCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7851,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
There are a total of 78 San Rafael police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.3% less than the California average and 59.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bolinas, CA1,28163350413
Woodacre, CA1,54263350413
Black Point-Green Point, CA1,59263350413
Sleepy Hollow, CA2,27570392462
Belvedere, CA2,0170516516
Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA1,53082456539
Kentfield, CA6,907146812958
San Rafael, CA58,9483282,7513,079

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Idaho Falls, ID58,9333541,8482,202
Huntington Park, CA58,9217243,0793,803
Chapel Hill, NC59,0051332,1562,289
Royal Oak, MI58,823919161,007
Port Orange, FL58,780522,5042,556
San Rafael, CA58,9483282,7513,079
Source: The San Rafael, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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