Santa Clara, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
3,507
Total Crimes
2,657.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
13.27%
Above National Average
316 out of 461
In California
6,802 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Santa Clara, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Santa Clara is 2,657.3 per 100,000 people. That's 13.27% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 2.96% higher 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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Santa Clara SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
6
Amenities
10
Education
8.5
Commute
8

How Does Santa Clara Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Santa Clara
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,507 2,657.3 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 1 0.8 5.6 6.5
Robbery 85 64.4 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 81 61.4 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 206 156.1 442.0 387.8
Burglary 432 327.3 369.7 314.2
Larceny 2,314 1,753.3 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 555 420.5 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 3,301 2,501.2 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Santa Clara

206
Violent Crimes
156.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-59.75%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 640.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Santa Clara each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Santa Clara is 156.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -59.75% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -64.69% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Santa Clara

3,301
Property Crimes
2,501.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
27.73%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 40.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Santa Clara each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Santa Clara is 2,501.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 27.73% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 16.94% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Sunnyvale, CA 154,133 3,407 2,210.4 2,061.9 148.6
Burbank, CA 102,419 2,648 2,585.5 2,415.6 169.9
Milpitas, CA 86,416 2,214 2,562.0 2,433.6 128.4
Mountain View, CA 83,745 2,321 2,771.5 2,599.6 172.0
Cupertino, CA 59,343 899 1,514.9 1,398.6 116.3
Campbell, CA 41,921 1,475 3,518.5 3,256.1 262.4
Menlo Park, CA 35,002 833 2,379.9 2,231.3 148.6
Los Altos, CA 30,203 346 1,145.6 1,069.4 76.2
Saratoga, CA 30,162 234 775.8 716.1 59.7
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