San Francisco California: Crimes Statistics, Arrest and Population Information
San Francisco is a city in the San Francisco County of Northern California in the United States of America. Located between the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay, San Francisco is a financial and cultural center in the West of the United States. It is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in America. The city of San Francisco is known to be a city of laissez-faire and open minded. It is popular for its technology industry. There are complaints of congestion, homelessness as a result of the high cost of living in San Francisco.
The estimated population of San Francisco in 2016 was 864,816. It is one of the 20 fastest growing cities in the United States of America. There is an estimation of an increase in the population by 2040 by the thousands. The Average age of a person in San Francisco is 38.4 years of age.
The crime rate in San Francisco has decreased by 25% since 2007. The crimes that are most commonly committed in this city are property crimes, larceny-theft, and violent crimes. The crime rate is one of the highest than the national average across all communities in America. Violent crimes include rape, murder, and non-negligent manslaughter, aggravated assault and armed robbery. The statistics from Neighbourhoodscout estimated that the chances of being a victim to one of these violent crimes in San Francisco are 1 in 18.
Here are the crime statistics in detail, in the city of San Francisco.
- Aggravated Assault
The attempt to injure another person with clear intention and no value for human life has decreased in San Francisco by 49% from 2,418 in 2007 to 1,249 in 2016. The chances of being a victim of this crime are 0.3%
- Murder And non-negligent Manslaughter.
Murdering someone and killing someone without intent while committing an unlawful act is referred to as murder and non-negligent manslaughter. The crime rate has decreased in San Francisco from 2007 from 100 to 34 in 2016. The crime rate decreased by 66%. The chances of becoming a victim to this violent crime are 0.007%.
- Forcible Rape
In San Francisco, CA, the crime rate of forcible rape has decreased in 2016, from 125 in 2007 to 187. It is a 49% increase.
The act of unlawfully possessing an asset that belongs to another person is larceny-theft. In San Francisco, the crime rate decreased by 5% from 23,474 to 22,449 in 2007 and 2016 respectively. Chances of being a victim of this crime in San Francisco is 4.246%
- Property crimes
It is an unlawful act of obtaining money, property or an asset through force, aggression or threats. The crime rate of Property crime has decreased by 20% since 2007. From 34,456 to 27,654 in 2016. The chances of becoming a victim of this crime in 5.441% in San Francisco.
- Motor Vehicle Theft
The crime rate has decreased by 60% in San Francisco, from 5,903 in 2007 to 2,637 in 2016. The chances of being a victim to motor vehicle theft it 1 in 159.
- Sex Offenders
There were about 846 registered sex offenders living in San Francisco, according to the research analysis done by City-Data as on November 11, 2018.
The number of reported crimes in San Francisco is shown for comparison purposes and each crime is presented on the basis of the number of crimes per 100,000 people.
The statistics show that the overall crime rate in San Francisco is 105% higher than the California Average which is 117% higher than the national average. The rate of violent crime in San Francisco is 60% higher than the California average and the rate of property crimes is a 113% higher than the California Average.
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