Los Altos Hills, CA
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Los Altos Hills, CA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Los Altos Hills is safer than 77% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In California, only on the order of 4% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Los Altos Hills. If you live in Los Altos Hills, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 150. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 39.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Los Altos Hills has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Los Altos Hills 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 Los Altos Hills 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 Los Altos Hills.

For Los Altos Hills, 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 Los Altos Hills than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1223, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Los Altos Hills is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Los Altos Hills than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 171.

Los Altos Hills Crime Data

 

Crime Index

77

(100 is safest)


Safer than 77% of U.S. Cities

Los Altos Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

50

57

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.82

5.84

6.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Los Altos Hills 0.82
California 4.47

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,223

in Los Altos Hills

1 in 224

in California

Los Altos Hills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,559
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.23 0.58

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Los Altos Hills 5.84
California 23.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 171

in Los Altos Hills

1 in 42

in California

Los Altos Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 8,559
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 29 18 3
Rate per 1,000 3.39 2.10 0.35

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Los Altos Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Los Altos Hills 6
California 85

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