Hillsborough, CA
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Hillsborough, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Hillsborough is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (64%) and also has a lower crime rate than 88% of the communities in California, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Hillsborough is one in 87 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Hillsborough has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Hillsborough is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Hillsborough does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Hillsborough.

For Hillsborough, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Hillsborough than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Hillsborough; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Hillsborough Crime Data

 

Crime Index

64

(100 is safest)


Safer than 64% of U.S. Cities

Hillsborough Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

130

131

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.09

11.35

11.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hillsborough 0.09
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Hillsborough

1 in 235

in California

Hillsborough VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,451
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.09 0.00 0.00

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hillsborough 11.35
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 88

in Hillsborough

1 in 38

in California

Hillsborough Property CRIMES

Population: 11,451
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 64 58 8
Rate per 1,000 5.59 5.07 0.70

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Hillsborough Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hillsborough 21
California 90