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


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

Crime rate in Santa Rosa, CA

The 2019 crime rate in Santa Rosa, CA is 236 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 75.2% U.S. cities. The 2019 Santa Rosa crime rate fell by 4% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 3. In the last 5 years Santa Rosa has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Santa Rosa, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Santa Rosa:

235.5
Rohnert Park:

250.1
Sebastopol:

204.1
Cotati:

243.8
Windsor:

103.6
Calistoga:

85.6
St. Helena:

105.4
Petaluma:

154.4
Healdsburg:

117.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Santa Rosa by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(3.9)
4
(2.6)
8
(5.2)
2
(1.3)
2
(1.3)
5
(2.9)
2
(1.2)
3
(1.7)
2
(1.2)
4
(2.3)
5
(2.8)
5
(2.8)
3
(1.7)
3
(1.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
75
(48.5)
65
(41.9)
49
(31.6)
75
(47.9)
56
(35.4)
58
(34.2)
67
(39.2)
42
(24.5)
70
(40.5)
89
(50.6)
94
(53.3)
109
(61.8)
149
(84.5)
146
(82.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
175
(113.2)
136
(87.8)
149
(96.2)
180
(115.0)
166
(104.9)
134
(78.9)
126
(73.7)
105
(61.2)
130
(75.1)
131
(74.5)
121
(68.6)
126
(71.4)
147
(83.4)
126
(70.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
635
(410.9)
566
(365.3)
545
(351.9)
546
(348.8)
543
(343.3)
485
(285.7)
441
(258.1)
391
(227.9)
434
(250.9)
382
(217.4)
438
(248.3)
482
(273.3)
524
(297.2)
582
(327.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
833
(539.0)
726
(468.5)
791
(510.7)
710
(453.6)
757
(478.6)
637
(375.2)
725
(424.3)
638
(371.9)
598
(345.7)
639
(363.6)
516
(292.5)
525
(297.7)
547
(310.2)
486
(273.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,887
(1,868)
2,634
(1,700)
2,520
(1,627)
3,165
(2,022)
3,041
(1,922)
2,794
(1,646)
2,777
(1,625)
2,559
(1,492)
2,873
(1,661)
3,223
(1,834)
2,087
(1,183)
2,309
(1,309)
2,179
(1,236)
2,077
(1,168)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
492
(318.4)
372
(240.1)
370
(238.9)
390
(249.1)
298
(188.4)
275
(162.0)
316
(184.9)
309
(180.1)
379
(219.1)
449
(255.5)
407
(230.7)
411
(233.0)
392
(222.3)
311
(174.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
27
(17.5)
21
(13.6)
19
(12.3)
14
(8.9)
9
(5.7)
16
(9.4)
22
(12.9)
25
(14.6)
42
(24.3)
41
(23.3)
19
(10.8)
22
(12.5)
26
(14.7)
28
(15.7)
City-Data.com crime index300.7258.1254.8277.7256.5219.1217.0187.1215.6230.2204.8223.1244.4235.5

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 301 registered sex offenders living in Santa Rosa, California as of October 02, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Santa Rosa is 582 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Santa Rosa:

284.5
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Santa Rosa:

278.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Santa Rosa:

239.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Santa Rosa:

217.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Santa Rosa:

201.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Santa Rosa:

205.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Santa Rosa:

172.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Santa Rosa:

207.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Santa Rosa:

222.3
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Santa Rosa:

262.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Santa Rosa:

282.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Santa Rosa:

266.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Santa Rosa:

273.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Santa Rosa:

318.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Santa Rosa:

351.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Santa Rosa:

316.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Santa Rosa:

309.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Santa Rosa:

211.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Santa Rosa:

139.2
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Santa Rosa:

157.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Santa Rosa:

160.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Santa Rosa:

152.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Santa Rosa:

202.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Santa Rosa:

185.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Santa Rosa:

176.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Santa Rosa:

193.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Santa Rosa:

181.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Santa Rosa:

220.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Santa Rosa:

229.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Santa Rosa:

219.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Santa Rosa:

214.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Santa Rosa:

249.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Santa Rosa:

274.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Santa Rosa:

274.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Santa Rosa:

300.3
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Santa Rosa:

295.5
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 2019, including police officers: 243 (166 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 246 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 251 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 251 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 241 (163 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 238 (166 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 231 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 228 (160 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 235 (164 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 244 (168 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 242 (169 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 261 (178 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 255 (171 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 249 (162 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 244 (153 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 236 (156 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 259 (176 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Santa Rosa, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 95401, 95405, 95409.