Saratoga, CA
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Saratoga, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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, Saratoga is safer than 66% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In California, only on the order of 14% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Saratoga. If you live in Saratoga, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 96. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. 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 1061, 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 Saratoga 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 Saratoga than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 106.

Saratoga Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Saratoga Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

29

291

320

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.94

9.46

10.40

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Saratoga 0.94
California 4.45

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,061

in Saratoga

1 in 225

in California

Saratoga VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 30,767
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 6 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.20 0.62

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Saratoga 9.46
California 25.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 106

in Saratoga

1 in 39

in California

Saratoga Property CRIMES

Population: 30,767
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 159 123 9
Rate per 1,000 5.17 4.00 0.29

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Saratoga Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Saratoga 26
California 89