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Total crime 34%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 31%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSantee/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime995n/a (estimate)1,6932,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape13n/a22.139.242.6
Robbery31n/a52.7137.386.2
Assault65n/a110.6266.5246.8
Violent crime109n/a (estimate)185447381
Burglary113n/a192.2416.2376.0
Theft701n/a1,192.61,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft72n/a122.5392.4228.9
Property crime886n/a (estimate)1,5072,3802,200

Key findings

  • Santee crime rates are 34% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Santee are 51% lower than the national average
  • In Santee you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Santee is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Santee has decreased by 3%

Santee crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Santee (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Santee, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Santee are 1.67 times less than the California average and 1.52 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Santee are 2.41 times less than than California and 2.05 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Santee are 1.58 times less than than California and 1.46 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Santee (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Santee, California compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Santee safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Santee is safer than 76% of California cities, and 56% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Santee. At this time, Santee sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Santee

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Santee is 1 in 540
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Santee is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Santee is 1 in 60
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Santee? If you reside in Santee, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 540. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 67 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Santee, is 1 in 60.

      Year Over Year Crime In Santee (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Santee is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Santee violent crime rates have decreased by 30%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 2% year over year. Total crimes for Santee has decreased by 3% in the same time frame.

      Santee police department

      ItemSanteeCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      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
      Fairbanks Ranch, CA2,86470373443
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76370373443
      Granite Hills, CA3,07199526625
      Poway, CA49,6751291,0111,140
      Crest, CA2,7331829671,149
      Coronado, CA24,852731,2821,356
      Jamul, CA5,6402281,2111,439
      Santee, CA56,8391851,5071,693

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oak Lawn, IL56,7741451,3541,498
      Brentwood, CA56,9232372,0542,291
      Midwest City, OK56,9303123,1103,422
      Valdosta, GA56,7174683,6864,154
      Fountain Valley, CA56,670922,6512,743
      Santee, CA56,8391851,5071,693
      Source: The Santee, 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.