Belmont, CA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
437
Total Crimes
1,602.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-35.30%
Below National Average
128 out of 461
In California
5,176 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Belmont, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Belmont is 1,602.4 per 100,000 people. That's -35.30% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -42.20% 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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Belmont SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Belmont
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 437 1,602.4 2,772.4 2,476.7
Murder 1 3.7 4.3 5.0
Robbery 1 3.7 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 35 128.3 267.1 250.2
Violent Crime 45 165.0 441.2 366.7
Burglary 50 183.3 386.1 340.5
Larceny 312 1,144.0 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 30 110.0 358.8 219.9
Property Crime 392 1,437.4 2,331.2 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Belmont

45.0
Violent Crimes
165.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-55.00%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 606.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Belmont each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Belmont is 165.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -55.00% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -62.60% lower than the California violent crime rate of 441.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Belmont

392.0
Property Crimes
1,437.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-31.87%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 69.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Belmont each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Belmont is 1,437.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -31.87% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -38.34% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,331.2 per 100,000 people.

Belmont 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 Belmont

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
Burlingame, CA 30,677 1,259 4,104.1 3,862.8 241.2
Hillsborough, CA 11,521 102 885.3 841.9 43.4
Atherton, CA 7,222 122 1,689.3 1,523.1 166.2
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