San Bruno, CA
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San Bruno, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 Bruno is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Bruno is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, San Bruno is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, San Bruno has a crime rate that is higher than 69% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare San Bruno to other communities of similar population, then San Bruno crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how San Bruno 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 Bruno 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 Bruno.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in San Bruno occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in San Bruno; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 407. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that San Bruno's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes San Bruno 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 Bruno is one in 39.

Importantly, we found that San Bruno has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in San Bruno is one in 304.

San Bruno Crime Data

 

Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

San Bruno Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

106

1,121

1,227

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.45

25.96

28.41

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
San Bruno 2.45
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 407

in San Bruno

1 in 235

in California

San Bruno VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 43,185
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 29 66
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.67 1.53

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
San Bruno 25.96
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in San Bruno

1 in 38

in California

San Bruno Property CRIMES

Population: 43,185
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 166 813 142
Rate per 1,000 3.84 18.83 3.29

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

San Bruno Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
San Bruno 224
California 90