Reported Annual Crime In South San Francisco

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth San Francisco/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,839n/a (estimate)2,7232,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth San Francisco/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a1.54.65.3
Rape31n/a45.937.241.7
Robbery72n/a106.6143.298.0
Assault130n/a192.5264.2248.9
Violent crime234n/a (estimate)346449383
Burglary214n/a316.9446.9430.4
Theft1,184n/a1,753.21,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft207n/a306.5425.9237.4
Property crime1,605n/a (estimate)2,3772,4972,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in South San Francisco, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in South San Francisco, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in South San Francisco, CA is 8% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 1% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, South San Francisco, CA has 23% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 10% lower than the national average. In property crime, South San Francisco, CA is 5% lower than the average of California and is 1% higher than the national average.
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The South San Francisco crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in South San Francisco 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 South San Francisco crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South San Francisco is 1% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.46 daily crimes that occur in South San Francisco.
  • South San Francisco is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South San Francisco you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South San Francisco has increased by 17%.

Compare South San Francisco, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In South San Francisco (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in South San Francisco, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in South San Francisco, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.08 times less than the state average and 1.01 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in South San Francisco, CA on a daily bases are 1.30 times less than than California average and 1.11 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in South San Francisco, CA are 1.05 times less than the daily state average and 1.01 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is South San Francisco (higher is better)

How safe is South San Francisco, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that South San Francisco, CA is safer than 44% of the cities in California and 33% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than South San Francisco, CA. Overall, South San Francisco, CA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South San Francisco

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South San Francisco is 1 in 289
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South San Francisco is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in South San Francisco is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in South San Francisco, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In South San Francisco, CA you have a 1 in 289 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in South San Francisco, CA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether South San Francisco, 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 South San Francisco, CA has increased by 50% and the rate of property crime in South San Francisco, CA has increased by 13%. The total crime rate in South San Francisco, CA has increased by 17% year to year.

South San Francisco police department

ItemSouth San FranciscoCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10951,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
There are a total of 109 South San Francisco police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 53.6% less than the California average and 48.4% 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
Montara, CA2,89570392462
Moss Beach, CA3,70686476561
Hillsborough, CA11,31269607676
Moraga, CA16,97734725759
Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716117649765
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,261117649765
El Granada, CA6,132146812958
South San Francisco, CA66,5873462,3772,723

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Camarillo, CA66,6301581,6041,762
Portland, ME66,6492772,6342,911
Palo Alto, CA66,6491332,6442,777
Woodbury, MN66,699841,8481,932
Oshkosh, WI66,7132362,0452,281
South San Francisco, CA66,5873462,3772,723
Source: The South San Francisco, 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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