Santa Barbara Crime Rate Report (California)

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

The city violent crime rate for Santa Barbara in 2010 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 1.73% and the city property crime rate in Santa Barbara was lower than the national property crime rate average by 0.04%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Santa Barbara was lower than the violent crime rate in California by 9.97% and the city property crime rate in Santa Barbara was higher than the property crime rate in California by 11.57%.
Santa Barbara Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Santa Barbara Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Santa Barbara Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault218
Arson12
Burglary487
Forcible Rape28
Larceny and Theft1,939
Motor Vehicle Theft102
Murder and Manslaughter3
Robbery92
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)3,051
Property Crime2,528
Violent Crime341
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault182
Arson0
Burglary534
Forcible Rape27
Larceny and Theft1,939
Motor Vehicle Theft88
Murder and Manslaughter2
Robbery110
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)3,075
Property Crime2,552
Violent Crime321

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Santa Barbara Property Crime Santa Barbara Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Santa Barbara Crime 2010 Santa Barbara Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Santa Barbara Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Santa Barbara Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Santa Barbara, 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 Santa Barbara 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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