San Anselmo, CA
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San Anselmo, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in San Anselmo is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in San Anselmo is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, San Anselmo is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, San Anselmo has a crime rate that is higher than 60% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare San Anselmo to other communities of similar population, then San Anselmo crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how San Anselmo does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how San Anselmo does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in San Anselmo.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that San Anselmo's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in San Anselmo is one in 835.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that San Anselmo's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes San Anselmo a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in San Anselmo is one in 46.

San Anselmo Crime Data

 

Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

San Anselmo Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

271

286

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.20

21.65

22.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
San Anselmo 1.20
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 835

in San Anselmo

1 in 224

in California

San Anselmo VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,519
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 7 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.32 0.56 0.32

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
San Anselmo 21.65
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in San Anselmo

1 in 42

in California

San Anselmo Property CRIMES

Population: 12,519
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 70 190 11
Rate per 1,000 5.59 15.18 0.88

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

San Anselmo Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
San Anselmo 107
California 85