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

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in San Jose by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
19
(2.1)
22
(2.4)
26
(2.8)
29
(3.2)
24
(2.6)
26
(2.9)
29
(3.2)
33
(3.5)
31
(3.3)
28
(2.9)
20
(2.1)
39
(4.1)
45
(4.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
337
(37.9)
329
(36.0)
379
(40.8)
279
(30.7)
256
(28.2)
263
(28.9)
217
(23.6)
217
(23.2)
220
(23.3)
258
(27.0)
253
(26.1)
226
(23.6)
280
(28.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
677
(76.2)
712
(77.9)
827
(89.1)
815
(89.6)
785
(86.4)
884
(97.1)
1,030
(111.9)
1,068
(114.3)
1,124
(118.9)
1,025
(107.4)
976
(100.6)
1,101
(115.0)
1,208
(123.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3,895
(438.3)
4,501
(492.7)
2,902
(312.8)
2,255
(247.8)
2,314
(254.6)
2,319
(254.7)
2,285
(248.2)
2,441
(261.2)
2,268
(239.9)
2,128
(223.1)
1,966
(202.6)
1,840
(192.3)
2,014
(206.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,670
(300.5)
2,939
(321.7)
3,026
(326.1)
3,314
(364.2)
3,616
(397.9)
4,049
(444.7)
4,423
(480.5)
4,449
(476.1)
3,457
(365.7)
3,741
(392.1)
3,940
(406.1)
4,223
(441.2)
5,206
(533.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12,595
(1,417.3)
13,567
(1,485.1)
13,642
(1,470.3)
13,770
(1,513.4)
14,165
(1,558.8)
13,374
(1,468.8)
12,678
(1,377.2)
13,200
(1,412.4)
13,612
(1,440.1)
13,635
(1,429.2)
12,730
(1,312.0)
12,628
(1,319.5)
14,498
(1,484.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,615
(294.3)
3,093
(338.6)
3,337
(359.7)
3,664
(402.7)
4,517
(497.1)
5,507
(604.8)
7,139
(775.5)
6,413
(686.2)
5,229
(553.2)
5,379
(563.8)
5,411
(557.7)
5,121
(535.1)
8,759
(897.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
388
(43.7)
497
(54.4)
258
(27.8)
208
(22.9)
248
(27.3)
388
(42.6)
437
(47.5)
339
(36.3)
288
(30.5)
243
(25.5)
181
(18.7)
165
(17.2)
176
(18.0)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)258.6277.6249.7236.7246.2259.3271.9269.6248.0245.6232.1237.7292.8
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime 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 1,386 registered sex offenders living in San Jose, California as of July 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in San Jose to the number of sex offenders is 709 to 1.


See how dangerous San Jose, CA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
San Jose:

292.8
Campbell:

297.5
Santa Clara:

187.7
Los Gatos:

142.3
Monte Sereno:

145.8
Saratoga:

46.2
Cupertino:

95.9
Sunnyvale:

129.7
Milpitas:

192.7
Violent crime rate in 2012
San Jose:

212.9
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
San Jose:

194.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
San Jose:

190.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
San Jose:

207.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
San Jose:

219.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
San Jose:

228.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
San Jose:

220.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
San Jose:

220.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
San Jose:

214.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
San Jose:

215.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
San Jose:

259.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
San Jose:

342.3
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
San Jose:

314.2
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
San Jose:

331.0
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
San Jose:

246.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
San Jose:

241.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
San Jose:

246.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
San Jose:

239.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
San Jose:

282.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
San Jose:

295.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
San Jose:

265.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
San Jose:

243.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
San Jose:

219.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
San Jose:

202.2
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
San Jose:

198.7
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
San Jose:

183.7
U.S. Average:

331.5


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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,435 (1,094 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,456 (1,103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,624 (1,259 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,749 (1,371 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,754 (1,383 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
California average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,784 (1,396 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,749 (1,373 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,715 (1,349 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,721 (1,345 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,792 (1,400 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
California average:

2.42


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in San Jose

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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