Los Altos, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
346
Total Crimes
1,145.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-51.17%
Below National Average
56 out of 461
In California
3,655 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Los Altos, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Los Altos is 1,145.6 per 100,000 people. That's -51.17% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -55.61% lower 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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Los Altos SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
10
Commute
8

How Does Los Altos Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Los Altos
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 346 1,145.6 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 1 3.3 5.6 6.5
Robbery 11 36.4 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 9 29.8 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 23 76.2 442.0 387.8
Burglary 81 268.2 369.7 314.2
Larceny 221 731.7 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 21 69.5 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 323 1,069.4 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Los Altos

23
Violent Crimes
76.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-80.36%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,313.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Los Altos each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Los Altos is 76.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -80.36% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -82.77% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Los Altos

323
Property Crimes
1,069.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-45.39%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 93.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Los Altos each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Los Altos is 1,069.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -45.39% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -50.00% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Los Altos 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 Los Altos

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
Santa Clara, CA 131,976 3,507 2,657.3 2,501.2 156.1
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
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
Menlo Park, CA 35,002 833 2,379.9 2,231.3 148.6
East Palo Alto, CA 29,439 815 2,768.4 2,272.5 495.9
Belmont, CA 27,063 474 1,751.5 1,559.3 192.1
Los Altos Hills, CA 8,464 65 768.0 697.1 70.9
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