San Leandro, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 53 per one thousand residents, San Leandro has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within California, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than San Leandro.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 88,815, San Leandro has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether San Leandro does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as San Leandro.

Now let us turn to take a look at how San Leandro 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 Leandro.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in San Leandro 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 Leandro; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 189. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in San Leandro is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In San Leandro, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 48 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that San Leandro 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 Leandro is one in 110.

San Leandro Crime Data

 

Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

San Leandro Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

471

4,232

4,703

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.30

47.65

52.95

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
5.3
4.41
National Median: 4
    San Leandro
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 189

in San Leandro

1 in 227

in California

San Leandro VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 88,815
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 18 296 157
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.20 3.33 1.77

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
47.65
23.31
National Median: 21
    San Leandro
    California

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in San Leandro

1 in 43

in California

San Leandro Property CRIMES

Population: 88,815
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 381 3,045 806
Rate per 1,000 4.29 34.28 9.08

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

San Leandro Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
353
83
National Median: 28.3
    San Leandro
    California