Santa Rosa, CA
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Santa Rosa, CA crime analytics


The crime rate in Santa Rosa is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Santa Rosa is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Santa Rosa is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Santa Rosa has a crime rate that is higher than 72% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Santa Rosa has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Santa Rosa is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 285. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

Importantly, we found that Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa is one in 323.

Santa Rosa Crime Data

 

Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Santa Rosa Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

613

4,533

5,146

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.50

25.91

29.41

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Santa Rosa 3.50
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 285

in Santa Rosa

1 in 235

in California

Santa Rosa VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 174,972
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 91 131 387
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.52 0.75 2.21

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
Santa Rosa 25.91
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Santa Rosa

1 in 38

in California

Santa Rosa Property CRIMES

Population: 174,972
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 649 3,343 541
Rate per 1,000 3.71 19.11 3.09

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

Santa Rosa Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Santa Rosa 124
California 90