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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 2022 crime rate in Sacramento, CA is 413 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 94.5% U.S. cities. The 2022 Sacramento crime rate rose by 26% compared to 2020. The number of homicides stood at 54 - an increase of 12 compared to 2020. In the last 5 years Sacramento has seen rise of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Sacramento, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Sacramento:

413.3
West Sacramento:

102.2
Elk Grove:

113.7
Rancho Cordova:

252.6
Citrus Heights:

224.6
Davis:

213.0
Roseville:

143.3
Woodland:

214.9
Folsom:

113.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Sacramento by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
30
(6.4)
33
(7.1)
36
(7.6)
34
(7.1)
34
(7.1)
28
(5.8)
43
(8.8)
41
(8.3)
39
(7.8)
36
(7.1)
34
(6.6)
42
(8.1)
54
(10.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
179
(38.1)
165
(35.4)
134
(28.4)
125
(26.2)
95
(19.9)
78
(16.2)
105
(21.4)
88
(17.8)
99
(19.8)
102
(20.1)
127
(24.7)
125
(24.1)
186
(35.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,606
(341.5)
1,491
(319.6)
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)
1,039
(202.2)
879
(169.3)
1,243
(236.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,350
(499.7)
2,423
(519.4)
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)
2,023
(393.6)
2,501
(481.8)
3,266
(620.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5,135
(1,092)
5,027
(1,078)
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)
2,993
(582.4)
2,834
(546.0)
2,769
(525.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11,720
(2,492)
11,179
(2,396)
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)
10,644
(2,071)
8,903
(1,715)
10,328
(1,961)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4,146
(881.5)
3,994
(856.2)
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)
2,717
(528.7)
2,511
(483.8)
3,584
(680.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
168
(35.7)
202
(43.3)
146
(30.9)
130
(27.3)
164
(34.3)
169
(35.0)
140
(28.6)
173
(34.9)
209
(41.8)
146
(28.8)
179
(34.8)
260
(50.1)
204
(38.7)
City-Data.com crime index492.2482.0409.4425.6378.9328.7381.5356.5339.6337.6338.3328.2413.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 2,235 registered sex offenders living in Sacramento, California as of June 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sacramento is 222 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Sacramento:

483.9
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Sacramento:

365.9
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Sacramento:

335.8
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Sacramento:

349.0
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Sacramento:

359.4
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Sacramento:

379.4
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Sacramento:

392.6
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Sacramento:

324.2
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Sacramento:

348.6
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Sacramento:

393.1
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Sacramento:

381.0
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Sacramento:

469.0
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Sacramento:

471.4
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Sacramento:

532.6
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Sacramento:

504.1
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Sacramento:

547.4
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Sacramento:

520.3
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Sacramento:

305.3
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2020
Sacramento:

267.5
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Sacramento:

299.3
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Sacramento:

290.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

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:

463.8
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:

488.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Sacramento:

545.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Sacramento:

534.7
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 997 (716 officers - 596 male; 120 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
California average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 1,012 (684 officers - 576 male; 108 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 993 (678 officers - 569 male; 109 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 948 (651 officers - 549 male; 102 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 925 (644 officers - 543 male; 101 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 954 (652 officers - 547 male; 105 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.32

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 949 (646 officers - 539 male; 107 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 921 (623 officers - 513 male; 110 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 880 (612 officers - 501 male; 111 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 861 (627 officers - 513 male; 114 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 947 (678 officers - 553 male; 125 female).
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 - 568 male; 128 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
California average:

2.46

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,027 (700 officers - 573 male; 127 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
California average:

2.52

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,078 (713 officers - 590 male; 123 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
California average:

2.55

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,026 (712 officers - 588 male; 124 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
California average:

2.48

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,083 (663 officers - 558 male; 105 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,013 (668 officers - 572 male; 96 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,043 (682 officers - 586 male; 96 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,045 (660 officers - 575 male; 85 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
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.