Annual Crime In Santa Rosa (2018)

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanta Rosa/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,941n/a (estimate)2,2352,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSanta Rosa/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a1.74.45.0
Rape149n/a84.539.242.6
Robbery147n/a83.4137.386.2
Assault524n/a297.2266.5246.8
Violent crime823n/a (estimate)467447381
Burglary547n/a310.2416.2376.0
Theft2,179n/a1,235.81,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft392n/a222.3392.4228.9
Property crime3,118n/a (estimate)1,7682,3802,200

Key findings

  • Santa Rosa crime rates are 13% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Santa Rosa are 23% higher than the national average
  • In Santa Rosa you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Santa Rosa is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Santa Rosa has increased by 7%

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Compare Santa Rosa, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Santa Rosa (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Santa Rosa, CA is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Santa Rosa are 1.27 times less than the California average and 1.15 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Santa Rosa are 1.04 times more than than California and 1.23 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Santa Rosa are 1.35 times less than than California and 1.24 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Santa Rosa (higher is better)

      How safe is Santa Rosa, CA when compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Santa Rosa is safer than 32% of the cities in California and 25% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Santa Rosa. Overall, Santa Rosa is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Santa Rosa

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Santa Rosa is 1 in 215
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Santa Rosa is 1 in 57
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Santa Rosa is 1 in 45
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Santa Rosa, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 215. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 57 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Santa Rosa is 1 in 45.

      Year Over Year Crime In Santa Rosa (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Santa Rosa is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Santa Rosa has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 25% in Santa Rosa, while property crimes in Santa Rosa have increased by 4%. Total crime has increased by 7% year over year.

      Santa Rosa police department

      ItemSanta RosaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)22851,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 228 Santa Rosa police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.1% less than the California average and 59% 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
      Deer Park, CA1,09263334397
      Kenwood, CA1,22763335398
      Temelec, CA1,62767355421
      Penngrove, CA2,94070373443
      Eldridge, CA1,445100530630
      St. Helena, CA5,995144752896
      Graton, CA1,665144765908
      Santa Rosa, CA173,1654671,7682,235

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rancho Cucamonga, CA173,3091622,1522,314
      Oceanside, CA173,8293772,1622,539
      Jackson, MS172,0396944,7315,425
      Garden Grove, CA174,6762902,3132,603
      Tempe, AZ174,7084844,1384,622
      Santa Rosa, CA173,1654671,7682,235
      Source: The Santa Rosa, 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.