Redwood City, CA Crime


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Redwood City, CA is a relatively safe city with a violent crime rate of 13.7, which is significantly lower than the US average of 22.7. The property crime rate in Redwood City is also below the national average at 30.7 compared to 35.4. This makes Redwood City an attractive place to live and work for those who are looking for a safe environment that is still close to major cities and amenities.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Redwood City violent crime is 13.7. (The US average is 22.7)
Redwood City property crime is 30.7. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: The city of Redwood City, California does not have FBI Crime Statistics. The closest similar sized city with FBI crime data is the city of Redwood City, California. The charts below are detailed crime statistics for the city of Redwood City, California. Click links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
San Carlos, CA Crime History
*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
San Carlos, CA92.02,126.027,06322009
Redwood City, CA216.21,536.177,71822019
Atherton, CA166.21,523.17,25632019
Belmont, CA165.01,437.427,49242019
Menlo Park, CA143.42,219.633,72652019
East Palo Alto, CA485.11,795.534,00562019
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Palo Alto, CA128.52,962.459,96482019
Mountain View, CA195.02,911.481,525102019
South San Francisco, CA243.22,174.367,533142019
Union City, CA368.32,284.576,311142019
Cupertino, CA91.11,686.660,948152019

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   Crime by Location

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(Caveating everything with "it's Bay Area prices") Redwood City is a large sprawling town where you can find just about anything you're looking for. There's great  More

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The entire Bay Area is ridiculous. You can't compare it to other areas. RWC is reasonably cheap for the area. I pay $5K for a rental townhouse in one of the many  More

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Lovely weather. Safe place to live (I live in Redwood Shores). The only thing that keeps this place from being 5 stars is the cost of housing. When you have to pay an  More

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