Hayward, CA Arrest Records

Hayward, CA is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.92 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 325th safest city in California among the 458 cities.
Hayward, CA property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 28.80 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,308 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 2.45% compared to 2015.

Hayward Crime Rate

Total arrests in Hayward 2016 increased by 4.62% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 556 to 631 while non-violent crime increased by 3.52% from 4,483 to 4,641.

5 Crimes In Hayward, CA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,308
Motor vehicle theft 1,626
Burglary 707
Robbery 348
Aggravated assault 204

Other Cities in California with the Most Arrests

Among the 458 cities in state the most dangerous is Los Angeles with 28,817 violent crimes that’s 19.85% of total of 145,205. Industry has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 31 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Emeryville 153.65
Oroville 90.12
Red Bluff 88.84
Sonora 82.88
Signal Hill 79.22

Safest Cities in California

Are you planning a move to California? Here are the safest cities in California with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Hayward is 1 out of 225 up by 0.04% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Danville and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Lake Shastina.

City Arrests
Imperial 4.55
Westmorland 4.84
Ione 7.73
Danville 8.33
Orinda 8.48

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Hayward increased by 13.49% from 2015 and increased by 8.98% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 579 to 631. In 2016 violent crime rate in Hayward was 16.55% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.392%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Hayward increased by 3.52% from 2015 and increased by 22.71% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,782 to 4,641. In 2016 property crime rate in Hayward was 1.34% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.88%.

How Hayward stands up against other cities

Hayward vs. Lancaster

You’ll be in more risk in Hayward compared to Lancaster that had 13.37% lower crime rate compared to Hayward according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Lancaster city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 10.0917 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.7848 in Lancaster.

Hayward vs. Palmdale

You’ll be in more risk in Hayward compared to Palmdale that had 34.35% lower crime rate compared to Hayward according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0807 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0502 in Palmdale city.
Arson rates of 0.1241 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2132 in Palmdale.

Names with the most arrests in Hayward

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 38.25% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among hispanic population of the city.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hayward is 0.01% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 8.96 daily crimes that occur in Hayward.
  • Hayward is more violent than Lancaster.
  • In Hayward you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Hayward have increased by 4.62%.