San Rafael, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
1,952
Total Crimes
3,294.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
28.26%
Above National Average

What is the crime rate in San Rafael, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in San Rafael is 3,294.3 per 100,000 people. That's 28.26% higher than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 16.50% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,827.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

San Rafael SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
5

How Does San Rafael Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
San Rafael
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,952 3,294.3 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 2 3.4 4.4 5.0
Robbery 107 180.6 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 116 195.8 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 257 433.7 447.4 368.9
Burglary 277 467.5 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1,050 1,772.0 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 368 621.1 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 1,695 2,860.6 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In San Rafael

257
Violent Crimes
433.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
17.57%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 230.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in San Rafael each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in San Rafael is 433.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 17.57% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -3.06% lower than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In San Rafael

1,695
Property Crimes
2,860.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
30.06%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 35.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in San Rafael each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in San Rafael is 2,860.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 30.06% higher than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 20.17% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 per 100,000 people.

San Rafael Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around San Rafael

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Petaluma, CA 61,289 1,086 1,771.9 1,450.5 321.4
Hercules, CA 25,750 380 1,475.7 1,359.2 116.5
American Canyon, CA 20,339 461 2,266.6 1,991.2 275.3
Orinda, CA 20,020 119 594.4 549.5 45.0
Mill Valley, CA 14,418 205 1,421.8 1,359.4 62.4
Piedmont, CA 11,478 216 1,881.9 1,698.9 183.0
Fairfax, CA 7,620 122 1,601.0 1,522.3 78.7
Kensington, CA 5,400 50 925.9 888.9 37.0
Ross, CA 2,487 25 1,005.2 965.0 40.2
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