Foster City, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
464
Total Crimes
1,340.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-45.89%
Below National Average
80 out of 461
In California
4,420 out of 9,891
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 1,340.1 per 100,000 people. That's -45.89% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -51.66% 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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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 464 1,340.1 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 8 23.1 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 21 60.7 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 39 112.6 441.2 366.7
Burglary 63 182.0 386.1 340.5
Larceny 341 984.9 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 21 60.7 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 425 1,227.5 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Foster City

39.0
Violent Crimes
112.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-69.28%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 887.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Foster City each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Foster City is 112.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -69.28% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -74.47% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Foster City

425.0
Property Crimes
1,227.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-41.82%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 81.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Foster City each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Foster City is 1,227.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -41.82% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -47.35% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 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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