Fairfax, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
101
Total Crimes
1,334.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-46.12%
Below National Average
78 out of 461
In California
4,402 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Fairfax, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Fairfax is 1,334.4 per 100,000 people. That's -46.12% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -51.87% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 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.

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Fairfax SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
4

How Does Fairfax Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Fairfax
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 101 1,334.4 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 79.3 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 9 118.9 441.2 366.7
Burglary 13 171.8 386.1 340.5
Larceny 77 1,017.3 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 2 26.4 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 92 1,215.5 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Fairfax

9.0
Violent Crimes
118.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-67.57%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 841.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Fairfax each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Fairfax is 118.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -67.57% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -73.05% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Fairfax

92.0
Property Crimes
1,215.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-42.39%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 82.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Fairfax each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Fairfax is 1,215.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -42.39% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -47.86% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Fairfax 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 Fairfax

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Petaluma, CA 62,425 979 1,568.3 1,263.9 304.4
San Rafael, CA 58,819 1,916 3,257.5 2,866.4 391.0
Hercules, CA 25,789 372 1,442.5 1,322.3 120.2
Mill Valley, CA 14,343 243 1,694.2 1,554.8 139.4
Kensington, CA 5,407 53 980.2 887.7 92.5
Ross, CA 2,470 27 1,093.1 1,012.1 81.0
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