Saratoga, CA
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Saratoga is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Saratoga is one in 86. Compared to communities within California, Saratoga‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 87% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Saratoga is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Saratoga, 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 Saratoga than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1720, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Saratoga; 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.

Saratoga Crime Data

 

Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Saratoga Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

342

360

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.58

11.04

11.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Saratoga 0.58
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,720

in Saratoga

1 in 235

in California

Saratoga VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 30,968
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 6 2 9
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.19 0.06 0.29

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
Saratoga 11.04
California 26.18

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Saratoga

1 in 38

in California

Saratoga Property CRIMES

Population: 30,968
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 155 174 13
Rate per 1,000 5.01 5.62 0.42

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

Saratoga Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Saratoga 29
California 90