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Benchmarking San Mateo County, California against all counties

 

San Mateo County, California has the 9th-fewest violent crimes per 100,000 population (235.49) of the 58 California counties. That 235.49 compares to an average of 403.45 and standard deviation of 154.0 across those 58 counties.

Beating the average of 403.45 means a decrease of 1,296 violent crimes.


San Mateo County, California has these related standings among those 58 counties:

  • violent crimes per 100,000 population = 235.49 (9th-fewest)

  • car crash fatalities per 100,000 population = 5.44 (3rd-fewest)

  • homicides per 100,000 population = 3.490 (8th-fewest)

  • property crimes per 100,000 population = 1,999 (16th-fewest)

  • first responders per 1,000 population = 0.700 (20th-fewest)

  • population living close to emergency facilities = 75.97% (2nd-most)

  • per-capita spending on police and fire protection = $702.69 (6th-highest)

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Peers

beat out by Tuolumne County, California (198.99), Marin County, California (202.7), Placer County, California (203.41), and Ventura County, California (205.02), and 4 others, ending with Calaveras County, California (228.93).

beat El Dorado County, California (241.19), Glenn County, California (254.23), Santa Clara County, California (262.14), and Yolo County, California (269.25), and 45 others, ending with San Joaquin County, California (839.22).

Taking Action

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References

  1. violent crimes per 100,000 population. Lower values are better. Violent crime includes murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, etc. Source is DOJ 2014. The population estimate is from the 2017 Census.