Crime rates in San Marcos by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
3
(4.8)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.0)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(21.4)
8
(14.0)
18
(28.7)
17
(26.2)
15
(21.8)
19
(25.6)
12
(15.0)
8
(9.8)
16
(19.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
50
(89.3)
46
(80.7)
46
(73.3)
61
(93.9)
57
(82.8)
75
(101.1)
101
(126.2)
55
(67.3)
68
(82.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
175
(312.5)
138
(242.1)
138
(219.8)
171
(263.1)
165
(239.8)
189
(254.9)
172
(214.9)
149
(182.4)
140
(170.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
390
(696.4)
437
(766.7)
440
(700.8)
346
(532.4)
359
(521.8)
484
(652.7)
414
(517.2)
401
(490.9)
307
(373.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
701
(1,251.8)
643
(1,128.1)
765
(1,218.4)
844
(1,298.8)
989
(1,437.5)
918
(1,238.0)
937
(1,170.5)
934
(1,143.4)
901
(1,095.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
196
(350.0)
199
(349.1)
270
(430.0)
305
(469.4)
282
(409.9)
333
(449.1)
318
(397.3)
274
(335.4)
208
(252.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(16.1)
6
(10.5)
12
(19.1)
12
(18.5)
10
(14.5)
14
(18.9)
N/A2
(2.4)
4
(4.9)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 311.5)245.3221.8238.9239.9224.8249.7220.2180.1175.5

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 36 registered sex offenders living in San Marcos, California as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in San Marcos to the number of sex offenders is 2,410 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

175.5
Vista:

236.0
Escondido:

272.0
Encinitas:

150.1
Carlsbad:

155.2
Poway:

114.3
Solana Beach:

165.3
Oceanside:

248.4
Del Mar:

265.0
Violent crime rate in 2009
San Marcos:

156.1
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
San Marcos:

142.0
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
San Marcos:

197.3
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
San Marcos:

219.3
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
San Marcos:

189.7
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
San Marcos:

215.2
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2003
San Marcos:

191.4
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
San Marcos:

185.4
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
San Marcos:

234.0
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2009
San Marcos:

173.3
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
San Marcos:

213.0
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
San Marcos:

229.5
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
San Marcos:

269.1
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
San Marcos:

246.2
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
San Marcos:

250.5
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2003
San Marcos:

275.1
U.S. Average:

334.1
Property crime rate in 2002
San Marcos:

271.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
San Marcos:

263.5
U.S. Average:

337.2

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 index per 100,000 population


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Zip codes: 92069.