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San Luis Obispo City, California Crime Analysis

   (County: San Luis Obispo County)

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Crime in San Luis Obispo City, California

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0
    per 100,000 0 0 2 2 5 0 7 0 0 0 4 2 0
Rape 23 32 20 25 23 22 27 32 30 27 24 20 34
    per 100,000 51 70 45 56 52 50 63 74 69 61 53 44 74
Robbery 17 19 19 29 35 25 39 38 39 35 34 19 26
    per 100,000 38 41 42 65 79 57 91 88 90 80 74 41 56
Assault 129 109 99 128 110 113 99 66 71 64 74 79 101
    per 100,000 287 238 221 286 248 257 231 152 163 145 162 172 219
Burglary 393 318 344 399 361 358 312 334 324 372 330 414 328
    per 100,000 873 694 769 892 814 815 729 769 744 845 723 901 712
Larceny Theft 1,336 1,489 1,469 1,442 1,335 1,273 1,450 1,328 1,240 1,260 1,345 1,476 1,384
    per 100,000 2,969 3,251 3,285 3,225 3,012 2,900 3,389 3,058 2,846 2,863 2,946 3,212 3,002
Vehicle Theft 132 126 131 131 97 96 84 55 68 54 107 81 63
    per 100,000 293 275 293 293 219 219 196 127 156 123 234 176 137
Arson 85 35 41 42 38 41 0 40 50 22 25 48 44
    per 100,000 189 76 92 94 86 93 0 92 115 50 55 104 95
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
42 40 35 46 43 40 42 34 35 32 34 30 40
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
487 492 496 504 458 442 462 439 421 427 452 505 455
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
264 266 266 275 250 241 252 237 228 229 243 267 248


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In California

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
102,616 86,846 87,706 66,041 63,500 86,912 123,821 0 80,848 82,147


(updated 2014)



Jails in San Luis Obispo City, California


  • San Luis Obispo County


    1585 Kansas Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406
    Capacity: 518
    Confined: 513
    Avg. Population: 555
    Year Built: 1971
    Year Renovated: 1993


(updated 2006)



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