San Francisco, CA Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in San Francisco and California

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, San Francisco experienced 6710 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was robbery with 3,610 reported followed by agg. assault and rape. Statewide, there were 994.7 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by vehicle thefts and burglary. Note that in California, the most common property crime was larceny with 40,918 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about San Francisco:


San Francisco Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 4th
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (34th per 100k)
  • Murder: 3rd (61st per 100k)
  • Rape: 4th (101st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 4th (111th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 2nd (8th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 2nd (16th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (124th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 2nd (12th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 3rd (33rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 3rd (62nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 16th
  • Violent Crimes: 17th (584th per 100k)
  • Murder: 34th (356th per 100k)
  • Rape: 32nd (1,028th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 30th (1,453rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 11th (87th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 7th (356th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 24th (1,856th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 6th (368th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 10th (108th per 100k)
  • Arson: 11th (520th per 100k)

In San Francisco County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (1st per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 864,816
  • Households: 353,287
  • Median Income: $81,294.00
  • Land Area: 46.894 miles2
  • Water Area: 184.996 miles2
  • Time Zone: PST
  • ZIP Codes: 94102 • 94103 • 94104 • 94105 • 94106 • 94107 • 94108 • 94109 • 94110 • 94111 • 94112 • 94114 • 94115 • 94116 • 94117 • 94118 • 94119 • 94120 • 94121 • 94122 • 94123 • 94124 • 94125 • 94126 • 94127 • 94129 • 94130 • 94131 • 94132 • 94133 • 94134 • 94135 • 94136 • 94137 • 94138 • 94139 • 94140 • 94141 • 94142 • 94143 • 94144 • 94145 • 94146 • 94147 • 94150 • 94151 • 94152 • 94153 • 94154 • 94155 • 94156 • 94158 • 94159 • 94160 • 94161 • 94162 • 94163 • 94164 • 94171 • 94172 • 94175 • 94177 • 94188 • 94199

San Francisco, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 45 53
Rape 355 344
Agg. Assault 3137 2703
Robbery 3224 3610
Burglary 5237 5186
Vehicle Thefts 6126 6915
Arson 241 272

Violent Crimes in San Francisco, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 53
Rape 344
Aggravated Assault 2703
Robbery 3610

Property Crimes in San Francisco, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 5186
Larceny 40918
Motor Vehicle Theft 6915
Arson 272

Burglary in San Francisco, CA

Year Burglary
2006 6465
2008 5401
2009 5197
2010 4557
2011 4408
2012 5317
2013 5931
2014 5237
2015 5186

Agg. Assault in San Francisco, CA

Year Agg. Assault
2006 2435
2008 2372
2009 2310
2010 2386
2011 2105
2012 2116
2013 2653
2014 3137
2015 2703

California Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 153709 166883
Murder 1699 1861
Rape 19925 22198
Agg. Assault 91803 99349
Robbery 48680 52862
Property Crimes 947192 1024914
Burglary 202670 197404
Larceny 592670 656517
Vehicle Thefts 151852 170993
Arson 0 0

Burglary in the state of California

Year Burglary
2006 246464
2007 237025
2008 237835
2009 230137
2010 228857
2011 230090
2012 245767
2013 232058
2014 202670
2015 197404

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