Oakland Crime Rate Report (California)
Oakland crime statistics report an overall upward trend in crime based on data from 14 years with violent crime increasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Oakland for 2016 is expected to be higher than in 2012.
The city violent crime rate for Oakland in 2012 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 415.23% and the city property crime rate in Oakland was higher than the national property crime rate average by 132.27%.
In 2012 the city violent crime rate in Oakland was higher than the violent crime rate in California by 371.15% and the city property crime rate in Oakland was higher than the property crime rate in California by 140.73%.
Property and Violent Crime
Oakland Crime Statistics
2012 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Larceny and Theft13,198
Motor Vehicle Theft6,976
Murder and Manslaughter127
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)32,284
2016 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Larceny and Theft9,377
Motor Vehicle Theft6,078
Murder and Manslaughter118
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)26,987
Property and Violent Crime Totals
Actual versus Projected Crime Totals
City versus State versus National Crime Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Oakland, California crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Oakland crime report data for 2016 was projected from 14 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2012.
The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.