Santa Clara has a population of 127,538. During the past three years, Santa Clara saw 10,540 arrests. For 2017, the Santa Clara's arrest rate totaled 300.46 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 5.08% makes Santa Clara lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 214 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Santa Clara also totaled 3,618 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Cupertino and Los Altos, Santa Clara is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Santa Clara had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Santa Clara averaged 214 violent crimes and 3,618 non-violent crimes.
The city of Santa Clara experienced 2,073 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 23 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 201 was for legacy rape and 13 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 764, and the aggravated assault total was 1,072.