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


Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)
Crime rates in Santa Clara by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(3.8)
7
(6.8)
2
(1.9)
5
(4.8)
3
(2.8)
3
(2.7)
4
(3.6)
6
(5.4)
2
(1.8)
2
(1.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(0.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
20
(19.2)
19
(17.9)
25
(24.3)
37
(35.8)
18
(17.2)
16
(15.0)
32
(29.2)
20
(18.1)
20
(18.0)
7
(6.2)
14
(11.9)
10
(8.4)
13
(10.8)
26
(21.5)
20
(16.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
45
(43.2)
62
(58.4)
48
(46.6)
52
(50.4)
49
(46.8)
59
(55.5)
73
(66.7)
83
(75.0)
63
(56.7)
62
(54.9)
67
(56.9)
61
(51.1)
55
(45.8)
89
(73.5)
71
(57.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
217
(208.1)
226
(213.0)
173
(168.1)
148
(143.3)
118
(112.7)
102
(95.9)
123
(112.4)
124
(112.0)
79
(71.1)
111
(98.3)
94
(79.8)
150
(125.7)
104
(86.6)
47
(38.8)
64
(51.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
420
(402.8)
417
(392.9)
420
(408.0)
463
(448.3)
553
(528.2)
595
(559.5)
553
(505.4)
450
(406.5)
428
(385.2)
481
(426.0)
409
(347.1)
584
(489.3)
461
(383.7)
577
(476.4)
583
(471.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,412
(2,313.4)
2,188
(2,061.8)
2,244
(2,180.0)
2,429
(2,352.0)
2,470
(2,359.3)
2,283
(2,146.7)
2,420
(2,211.7)
2,172
(1,961.8)
2,182
(1,963.9)
2,210
(1,957.2)
2,202
(1,868.7)
2,273
(1,904.3)
2,169
(1,805.2)
2,287
(1,888.3)
2,598
(2,102.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
236
(226.4)
312
(294.0)
342
(332.2)
371
(359.2)
397
(379.2)
476
(447.6)
457
(417.7)
402
(363.1)
418
(376.2)
325
(287.8)
322
(273.3)
449
(376.2)
393
(327.1)
404
(333.6)
398
(322.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
45
(43.2)
29
(27.3)
18
(17.5)
12
(11.6)
10
(9.6)
14
(13.2)
13
(11.9)
14
(12.6)
13
(11.7)
16
(14.2)
20
(17.0)
17
(14.2)
18
(15.0)
11
(9.1)
10
(8.1)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7)199.0205.4212.5230.5221.6214.3228.6202.5192.1175.8166.8187.7164.9182.5185.1

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 was 1 registered sex offender living in Santa Clara, California as of August 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Santa Clara to the number of sex offenders is 119,311 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

185.1
Sunnyvale:

117.6
Campbell:

235.4
Cupertino:

112.2
Los Gatos:

150.2
Saratoga:

88.8
Monte Sereno:

57.5
Milpitas:

164.0
Los Altos:

69.9
Violent crime rate in 2015
Santa Clara:

72.4
U.S. Average:

207.7

Violent crime rate in 2014
Santa Clara:

77.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Santa Clara:

77.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Santa Clara:

96.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Santa Clara:

83.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Santa Clara:

86.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Santa Clara:

92.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Santa Clara:

118.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Santa Clara:

124.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Santa Clara:

96.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Santa Clara:

106.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Santa Clara:

136.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Santa Clara:

138.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Santa Clara:

153.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Santa Clara:

138.0
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Santa Clara:

247.8
U.S. Average:

220.1

Property crime rate in 2014
Santa Clara:

239.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Santa Clara:

216.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Santa Clara:

249.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Santa Clara:

203.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Santa Clara:

226.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Santa Clara:

231.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Santa Clara:

233.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Santa Clara:

274.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Santa Clara:

286.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Santa Clara:

280.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Santa Clara:

261.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Santa Clara:

229.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Santa Clara:

215.2
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Santa Clara:

219.4
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 200 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
California average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 203 (141 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 195 (133 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 201 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 197 (131 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
California average:

2.40

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 219 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 218 (145 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 219 (148 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
California average:

2.56

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 211 (137 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 203 (129 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 206 (132 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 185 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 195 (147 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
California average:

2.42


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Santa Clara

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Zip codes: 95053.