Atherton, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
122
Total Crimes
1,689.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-31.79%
Below National Average
143 out of 461
In California
5,397 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Atherton, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Atherton is 1,689.3 per 100,000 people. That's -31.79% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -39.07% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,772.4 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Atherton SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
10
Commute
8

How Does Atherton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Atherton
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 122 1,689.3 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 4 55.4 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 83.1 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 12 166.2 441.2 366.7
Burglary 32 443.1 386.1 340.5
Larceny 74 1,024.6 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 55.4 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 110 1,523.1 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Atherton

12.0
Violent Crimes
166.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-54.69%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 601.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Atherton each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Atherton is 166.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -54.69% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -62.34% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Atherton

110.0
Property Crimes
1,523.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-27.81%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 65.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Atherton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Atherton is 1,523.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -27.81% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -34.66% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Atherton Crime Compared To California Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Atherton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Sunnyvale, CA 154,859 3,639 2,349.9 2,182.6 167.2
San Mateo, CA 106,020 2,483 2,342.0 2,091.1 250.9
Cupertino, CA 60,357 1,073 1,777.8 1,686.6 91.1
San Bruno, CA 43,297 1,277 2,949.4 2,630.7 318.7
Menlo Park, CA 34,871 824 2,363.0 2,219.6 143.4
Los Altos, CA 30,716 331 1,077.6 1,009.2 68.4
East Palo Alto, CA 29,686 677 2,280.5 1,795.5 485.1
Belmont, CA 27,272 437 1,602.4 1,437.4 165.0
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