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Marin County, California Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Marin County, California. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Marin County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Marin County, California, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 60,688 total crimes reported in Marin County, California (5,939 of them violent). Of the 6,069 crimes that transpire each year in Marin County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Marin County, California 17 times each day. This includes 38 murders, 452 rapes, and close to forty-three thousand thefts (including 7,520 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Marin County, California for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Marin County has climbed by 19 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime was relatively constant. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Marin County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over seven thousand for Marin County, California in 2009.

Crime Trends in Marin County, California (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Marin County, California (1999-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Marin County, California law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Marin County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.