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Crime rate in Half Moon Bay, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Half Moon Bay, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Half Moon Bay, CA

The 2010 crime rate in Half Moon Bay, CA is 118 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 47.3% U.S. cities. The 2010 Half Moon Bay crime rate fell by 5% compared to 2009. In the last 5 years Half Moon Bay has seen decreasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Half Moon Bay, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Half Moon Bay:

118.4
Hillsborough:

55.9
Belmont:

125.0
San Mateo:

190.4
Burlingame:

255.6
San Carlos:

129.0
Millbrae:

127.3
Redwood City:

147.8
Foster City:

99.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Half Moon Bay by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(8.1)
2
(16.2)
5
(40.3)
3
(24.0)
1
(7.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(32.5)
1
(8.1)
4
(32.3)
2
(16.0)
5
(39.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(121.8)
17
(137.4)
10
(80.7)
14
(111.9)
5
(39.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(243.6)
48
(388.0)
48
(387.3)
31
(247.7)
45
(355.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
176
(1,429)
189
(1,528)
213
(1,719)
179
(1,430)
193
(1,526)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(81.2)
19
(153.6)
10
(80.7)
5
(40.0)
10
(79.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(32.5)
2
(16.2)
1
(8.1)
2
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index121.3159.6160.4124.1118.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Half Moon Bay, California as of February 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Half Moon Bay is 1,131 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2010
Half Moon Bay:

47.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Half Moon Bay:

87.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Half Moon Bay:

96.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Half Moon Bay:

105.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Half Moon Bay:

85.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Half Moon Bay:

105.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Half Moon Bay:

79.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Half Moon Bay:

104.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Half Moon Bay:

72.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2010
Half Moon Bay:

159.3
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Half Moon Bay:

127.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Half Moon Bay:

175.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Half Moon Bay:

177.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Half Moon Bay:

132.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Half Moon Bay:

165.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Half Moon Bay:

168.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Half Moon Bay:

130.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Half Moon Bay:

106.8
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 15 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 17 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 21 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 20 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Half Moon Bay, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 94019.