Oakland, California

Oakland, California has a population of 409,723 in 2010 based on the census of that year. Oakland saw their property crime rates drop from 20,173 in 2009 to 17,325 in 2010. This reduction in property crime rates of 14% is a substantial amount compared to other surrounding cities. Other crime rate reductions were evident in the other 9 categories with an average of 10%.  Source: FBI Uniform Crime Reports