Santa Rosa California: Crimes Statistics, Arrest and Population Information
Santa Rosa is a city in Sonoma County of California. The city is part of the wine country and has many vineyards. It is the fifth populous city in the bay area of San Francisco. The city is 41.5 square miles in size. It has a Mediterranean climate with warm summers and wet winters.
Santa Rosa California overview
Santa Rosa, California has a population of 175,155 and has 38 neighborhoods. The majority population is those in the age group 35 to 54. There are 64,360 homes and apartments in the city. The median value of homes in the city is $561,055, which is fairly high compared to the rest of the state and the US.
31% of the population are college graduates. The per capita income of Santa Rosa is $31,574 which is higher than the US average. The median income level of $62,705 is also higher than the US average. 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line.
The major employers in Santa Rosa in terms of industry sector were Healthcare (14.6%), Retail (12.2%) and Manufacturing (11.5%). The city has an equal number of blue collar and white collar workers. The majority of people use private transport for commuting.
In terms of race and ethnicity, the majority of the population (56.3%) were Whites, 31.4% were from Hispanic origin. English is the most common language in Santa Rosa, followed by Spanish. Around 19% of the residents of Santa Rosa were born outside the USA.
Santa Rosa California key crime statistics
Santa Rosa has a crime index of 31, on a scale of 1-100, where one is the most unsafe and 100 the safest. The city is 31% safer than other cities in the US. There were a total of 3,832 crimes committed and the crime rate was 21.88 per 1000 residents. The crime rate is significantly higher compared to other communities. It has a 51% higher crime rate than other cities.
A comparison of violent crimes committed in Santa Rosa with California shows that the crime rate of 3.79 per 1000 of Santa Rosa was lesser than the California average of 4.45 per 1000. A citizen has a 1 in 264 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime.
Assault was the major violent crime committed in Santa Rosa, with a rate of 2.53 per 1000, which is slightly higher than the California average of 2.49 per 1000.
The property crime rate of Santa Rosa is 18.09 per 1000, which is significantly lesser than the California average of 25.53 per 1000. You have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of a property crime in Santa Rosa, as compared to a 1 in 39 chance in California. The major property crime was theft, which had an incidence rate of 12.39 per 1000, which is lesser than the California average of 17.45 per 1000. The FBI crime data shows that when it comes to motor vehicle theft, Santa Rosa has a very high rate compared to the rest of the USA.
However, the crime per square mile of Santa Rosa is 92 per square mile, which is higher than the California data of 89 per square mile.
The analysis of the crime rate shows that Santa Rosa has a higher crime rate than other cities and towns in the state of California. Also, it has a higher crime rate than most cities in the USA. It is not a very safe community and the chance of being a victim of a crime is slightly higher than other places. However, compared to other cities of similar sizes, Santa Rosa is relatively safer.