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


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

Crime rate in Sacramento, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Sacramento, CA was 338 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.2 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 87.0% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Sacramento crime rate is about the same compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 36 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Sacramento has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Sacramento, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Sacramento:

337.6
West Sacramento:

257.6
Elk Grove:

131.1
Rancho Cordova:

205.6
Citrus Heights:

257.3
Davis:

175.9
Roseville:

181.2
Woodland:

233.9
Folsom:

119.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Sacramento by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
52
(11.4)
57
(12.4)
44
(9.6)
49
(10.5)
30
(6.4)
33
(7.0)
36
(7.6)
34
(7.1)
34
(7.1)
28
(5.8)
43
(8.8)
41
(8.3)
39
(7.8)
36
(7.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
170
(37.2)
196
(42.6)
194
(42.1)
168
(36.0)
179
(38.1)
165
(34.9)
134
(28.4)
125
(26.2)
95
(19.9)
78
(16.2)
105
(21.4)
88
(17.8)
99
(19.8)
102
(20.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2,018
(441.2)
2,188
(475.1)
2,009
(436.2)
1,761
(377.0)
1,606
(341.5)
1,491
(315.6)
1,162
(246.2)
1,211
(254.1)
1,158
(242.2)
1,000
(207.1)
1,174
(239.7)
1,136
(229.3)
1,100
(220.0)
1,052
(207.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3,025
(661.4)
3,115
(676.4)
2,881
(625.6)
2,682
(574.2)
2,350
(499.7)
2,423
(512.8)
2,022
(428.4)
2,150
(451.2)
1,850
(386.9)
1,862
(385.7)
2,289
(467.4)
2,284
(461.0)
2,140
(428.0)
2,139
(421.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5,841
(1,277)
6,175
(1,341)
5,422
(1,177)
5,216
(1,117)
5,135
(1,092)
5,027
(1,064)
4,141
(877.4)
4,474
(938.8)
3,886
(812.7)
3,238
(670.7)
3,713
(758.2)
3,070
(619.6)
2,888
(577.6)
2,751
(542.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13,320
(2,912)
12,762
(2,771)
12,904
(2,802)
12,373
(2,649)
11,720
(2,492)
11,179
(2,366)
11,087
(2,349)
12,147
(2,549)
11,233
(2,349)
9,443
(1,956)
9,865
(2,014)
9,389
(1,895)
9,077
(1,815)
9,783
(1,929)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6,922
(1,514)
7,175
(1,558)
6,073
(1,319)
4,910
(1,051)
4,146
(881.5)
3,994
(845.3)
3,335
(706.6)
3,346
(702.1)
2,861
(598.3)
2,397
(496.5)
2,923
(596.9)
2,824
(570.0)
2,718
(543.6)
2,883
(568.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
352
(77.0)
294
(63.8)
281
(61.0)
210
(45.0)
168
(35.7)
202
(42.8)
146
(30.9)
130
(27.3)
164
(34.3)
169
(35.0)
140
(28.6)
173
(34.9)
209
(41.8)
146
(28.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)644.1665.9608.8545.9492.2475.9409.4425.6378.9328.7381.5356.5339.6337.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 2,003 registered sex offenders living in Sacramento, California as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sacramento is 247 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Sacramento:

349.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Sacramento:

359.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Sacramento:

379.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Sacramento:

392.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Sacramento:

324.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Sacramento:

348.6
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Sacramento:

393.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Sacramento:

381.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Sacramento:

463.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Sacramento:

471.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Sacramento:

532.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Sacramento:

592.1
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Sacramento:

643.0
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Sacramento:

611.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Sacramento:

479.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Sacramento:

361.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Sacramento:

390.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Sacramento:

290.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Sacramento:

287.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Sacramento:

304.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Sacramento:

341.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Sacramento:

306.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Sacramento:

369.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Sacramento:

420.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Sacramento:

398.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Sacramento:

457.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Sacramento:

475.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Sacramento:

513.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Sacramento:

573.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Sacramento:

640.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Sacramento:

628.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Sacramento:

555.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Sacramento:

577.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Sacramento:

561.1
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 2018, including police officers: 948 (651 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 925 (644 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 954 (652 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 949 (646 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 921 (623 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 880 (612 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 861 (627 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 947 (678 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,019 (696 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,027 (700 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,078 (713 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,026 (712 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,083 (663 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,013 (668 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,043 (682 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,045 (660 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Sacramento, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 95811, 95814, 95815, 95816, 95817, 95818, 95819, 95822, 95833, 95834, 95835, 95837.