Berkeley Crime Rate Report (California)

Berkeley crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Berkeley for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Berkeley in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 28.57% and the city property crime rate in Berkeley was higher than the national property crime rate average by 96.7%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Berkeley was higher than the violent crime rate in California by 17.8% and the city property crime rate in Berkeley was higher than the property crime rate in California by 119.54%.
Berkeley Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Berkeley Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Berkeley Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault140
Arson25
Burglary1,088
Forcible Rape23
Larceny and Theft4,240
Motor Vehicle Theft615
Murder and Manslaughter5
Robbery365
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)6,785
Property Crime5,943
Violent Crime533
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault0
Arson0
Burglary840
Forcible Rape28
Larceny and Theft3,292
Motor Vehicle Theft449
Murder and Manslaughter7
Robbery444
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)5,407
Property Crime4,565
Violent Crime469

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Berkeley Property Crime Berkeley Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Berkeley Crime 2010 Berkeley Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Berkeley Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Berkeley Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Berkeley, California crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Berkeley crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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