San Bernardino, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
11,939
Total Crimes
5,509.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
122.44%
Above National Average
442 out of 461
In California
9,413 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in San Bernardino, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in San Bernardino is 5,509.1 per 100,000 people. That's 122.44% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 98.71% higher 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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San Bernardino SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
3
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
San Bernardino
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 11,939 5,509.1 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 46 21.2 4.3 5.0
Robbery 906 418.1 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1,766 814.9 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 2,858 1,318.8 441.2 366.7
Burglary 2,029 936.3 386.1 340.5
Larceny 4,974 2,295.2 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 2,078 958.9 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 9,081 4,190.3 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In San Bernardino

2,858.0
Violent Crimes
1,318.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
259.64%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 75.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in San Bernardino each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in San Bernardino is 1,318.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 259.64% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 198.90% higher than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In San Bernardino

9,081.0
Property Crimes
4,190.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
98.60%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 23.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in San Bernardino each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in San Bernardino is 4,190.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 98.60% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 79.75% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

San Bernardino 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 Bernardino

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Fontana, CA 215,883 3,833 1,775.5 1,433.2 342.3
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 179,247 3,956 2,207.0 1,928.1 278.9
Rialto, CA 103,965 3,744 3,601.2 3,028.9 572.3
Redlands, CA 71,941 2,365 3,287.4 2,930.2 357.2
Highland, CA 55,686 1,268 2,277.1 1,627.0 650.1
Colton, CA 55,059 1,732 3,145.7 2,755.2 390.5
Yucaipa, CA 53,964 841 1,558.4 1,187.8 370.6
Loma Linda, CA 24,512 636 2,594.6 2,280.5 314.1
Grand Terrace, CA 12,651 274 2,165.8 1,873.4 292.5
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