East Palo Alto, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
815
Total Crimes
2,768.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
18.01%
Above National Average
335 out of 461
In California
6,947 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in East Palo Alto, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in East Palo Alto is 2,768.4 per 100,000 people. That's 18.01% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 7.26% higher than the California total crime rate of 2,581.0 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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East Palo Alto SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
7

How Does East Palo Alto Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
East Palo Alto
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 815 2,768.4 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 6 20.4 5.6 6.5
Robbery 55 186.8 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 76 258.2 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 146 495.9 442.0 387.8
Burglary 76 258.2 369.7 314.2
Larceny 404 1,372.3 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 189 642.0 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 669 2,272.5 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In East Palo Alto

146
Violent Crimes
495.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
27.89%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 201.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in East Palo Alto each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in East Palo Alto is 495.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 27.89% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 12.19% higher than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In East Palo Alto

669
Property Crimes
2,272.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
16.05%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 44.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in East Palo Alto each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in East Palo Alto is 2,272.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 16.05% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 6.24% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

East Palo Alto 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 East Palo Alto

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Sunnyvale, CA 154,133 3,407 2,210.4 2,061.9 148.6
San Mateo, CA 105,246 2,580 2,451.4 2,191.1 260.3
Mountain View, CA 83,745 2,321 2,771.5 2,599.6 172.0
Pleasanton, CA 83,164 1,282 1,541.5 1,428.5 113.0
Palo Alto, CA 65,459 2,012 3,073.7 2,949.9 123.7
Cupertino, CA 59,343 899 1,514.9 1,398.6 116.3
Newark, CA 49,934 1,562 3,128.1 2,889.8 238.3
San Bruno, CA 42,997 1,038 2,414.1 2,181.5 232.6
Menlo Park, CA 35,002 833 2,379.9 2,231.3 148.6
Los Altos, CA 30,203 346 1,145.6 1,069.4 76.2
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