Foster City, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
523
Total Crimes
1,525.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.99%
Below National Average
115 out of 461
In California
4,656 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Foster City, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Foster City is 1,525.2 per 100,000 people. That's -34.99% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -40.91% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 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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Foster City SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
4

How Does Foster City Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Foster City
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 523 1,525.2 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 8 23.3 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 24 70.0 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 41 119.6 442.0 387.8
Burglary 41 119.6 369.7 314.2
Larceny 409 1,192.7 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 32 93.3 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 482 1,405.6 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Foster City

41
Violent Crimes
119.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-69.17%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 836.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Foster City each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Foster City is 119.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -69.17% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -72.95% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Foster City

482
Property Crimes
1,405.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-28.22%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 71.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Foster City each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Foster City is 1,405.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.22% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -34.28% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Foster City Crime Compared To California Average

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