How safe is San Jose, CA?

Historically, San Jose's crime rates have been lower than that of other major metro areas. They are also way below the national rates. 

Crime Index

Index Score: 7.7 /10

How we calculate this.


San Jose has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
San Jose, CA

308.8

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to San Jose
Charlotte, NC

416.0

Higher than average crime
Orlando, FL

443.0

Higher than average crime
Portland, OR

283.0

Lower than average crime
San Jose, CA

2275.1

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to San Jose
Charlotte, NC

2731.0

Higher than average crime
Orlando, FL

2771.0

Higher than average crime
Portland, OR

1877.0

Lower than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.