Mountain View, CA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
2,321
Total Crimes
2,771.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
18.14%
Above National Average
337 out of 461
In California
6,953 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Mountain View, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mountain View is 2,771.5 per 100,000 people. That's 18.14% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 7.38% 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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Mountain View SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
4

How Does Mountain View Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Mountain View
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,321 2,771.5 2,581.0 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 52 62.1 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 83 99.1 288.7 279.7
Violent Crime 144 172.0 442.0 387.8
Burglary 422 503.9 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,566 1,870.0 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 189 225.7 427.6 246.0
Property Crime 2,177 2,599.6 2,138.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Mountain View

144
Violent Crimes
172.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-55.66%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 581.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mountain View each year. That compares to a 1 in 226.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mountain View is 172.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -55.66% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -61.10% lower than the California violent crime rate of 442.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mountain View

2,177
Property Crimes
2,599.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
32.75%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 38.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mountain View each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mountain View is 2,599.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 32.75% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 21.54% higher than the California property crime rate of 2,138.9 per 100,000 people.

Mountain View Crime Compared To California Average

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