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


City-Data.com crime index in South San Francisco, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in South San Francisco, CA

The 2019 crime rate in South San Francisco, CA is 188 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 66.3% U.S. cities. The 2019 South San Francisco crime rate fell by 0% compared to 2018. In the last 5 years South San Francisco has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous South San Francisco, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
South San Francisco:

187.6
San Bruno:

215.3
Colma:

1,502.6
Brisbane:

241.0
Daly City:

156.8
Broadmoor:

186.9
Pacifica:

148.2
Millbrae:

127.3
Burlingame:

255.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in South San Francisco by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(7.9)
1
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.5)
1
(1.5)
1
(1.5)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(24.5)
12
(19.5)
11
(17.7)
9
(14.4)
13
(20.6)
13
(20.2)
12
(18.5)
5
(7.6)
27
(40.4)
28
(41.3)
25
(36.8)
31
(45.9)
22
(32.4)
19
(27.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
78
(127.3)
73
(118.8)
61
(98.3)
72
(114.8)
54
(85.7)
47
(73.0)
29
(44.6)
39
(59.0)
49
(73.4)
44
(64.9)
43
(63.2)
72
(106.6)
56
(82.4)
64
(93.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
137
(223.6)
92
(149.7)
78
(125.8)
115
(183.4)
80
(127.0)
77
(119.6)
70
(107.7)
74
(111.9)
79
(118.3)
84
(123.8)
80
(117.7)
130
(192.5)
103
(151.5)
81
(118.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
444
(724.5)
392
(637.8)
392
(632.0)
400
(637.8)
458
(726.9)
412
(640.0)
351
(540.0)
268
(405.1)
287
(429.7)
314
(462.8)
307
(451.5)
214
(316.9)
257
(378.1)
230
(337.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
695
(1,134)
936
(1,523)
996
(1,606)
790
(1,260)
808
(1,282)
764
(1,187)
782
(1,203)
739
(1,117)
836
(1,252)
916
(1,350)
902
(1,327)
1,184
(1,753)
1,002
(1,474)
1,074
(1,574)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
264
(430.8)
239
(388.9)
251
(404.7)
278
(443.3)
213
(338.1)
151
(234.5)
188
(289.2)
181
(273.6)
151
(226.1)
191
(281.5)
207
(304.4)
207
(306.5)
185
(272.2)
180
(263.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
14
(22.8)
26
(42.3)
17
(27.4)
29
(46.2)
30
(47.6)
19
(29.5)
23
(35.4)
25
(37.8)
25
(37.4)
13
(19.2)
6
(8.8)
8
(11.8)
5
(7.4)
7
(10.3)
City-Data.com crime index233.0217.9216.1213.1212.7176.1158.7141.0179.2189.1183.9227.0188.1187.6

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 42 registered sex offenders living in South San Francisco, California as of August 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South San Francisco is 1,595 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
South San Francisco:

139.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
South San Francisco:

149.3
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
South San Francisco:

198.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
South San Francisco:

130.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
South San Francisco:

138.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
South San Francisco:

139.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
South San Francisco:

93.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
South San Francisco:

94.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
South San Francisco:

119.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
South San Francisco:

142.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
South San Francisco:

163.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
South San Francisco:

136.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
South San Francisco:

153.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
South San Francisco:

199.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
South San Francisco:

159.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
South San Francisco:

92.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
South San Francisco:

108.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
South San Francisco:

82.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
South San Francisco:

185.6
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
South San Francisco:

190.1
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
South San Francisco:

197.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
South San Francisco:

202.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
South San Francisco:

202.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
South San Francisco:

182.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
South San Francisco:

177.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
South San Francisco:

211.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
South San Francisco:

222.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
South San Francisco:

260.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
South San Francisco:

257.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
South San Francisco:

267.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
South San Francisco:

262.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
South San Francisco:

266.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
South San Francisco:

327.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
South San Francisco:

196.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
South San Francisco:

204.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
South San Francisco:

171.8
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: 111 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 112 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 114 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 110 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 110 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 107 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 112 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 109 (81 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 108 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 100 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 107 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 109 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 109 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 105 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 103 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 106 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 105 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in South San Francisco, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 94080.