Santa Rosa, CA
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Santa Rosa, 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 Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa is 1 in 44. 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 60% 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 212. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Santa Rosa's rate for property crime is 18 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 55.

Santa Rosa Crime Data

 

Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Santa Rosa Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

836

3,240

4,076

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.71

18.24

22.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Santa Rosa 4.71
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 212

in Santa Rosa

1 in 224

in California

Santa Rosa VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 177,586
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 149 149 535
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.84 0.84 3.01

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
Santa Rosa 18.24
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 55

in Santa Rosa

1 in 42

in California

Santa Rosa Property CRIMES

Population: 177,586
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 551 2,275 414
Rate per 1,000 3.10 12.81 2.33

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

Santa Rosa Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Santa Rosa 98
California 85