Reported Annual Crime In Atherton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtherton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime107n/a (estimate)1,4822,9982,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtherton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.95.3
Rape1n/a13.934.940.4
Robbery1n/a13.9139.6102.8
Assault1n/a13.9265.9248.5
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)42445386
Burglary14n/a194.0479.8468.9
Theft84n/a1,163.81,623.01,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a83.1450.3236.9
Property crime104n/a (estimate)1,4412,5532,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Atherton, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Atherton, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Atherton, CA is 51% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 48% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Atherton, CA has 91% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 89% lower than the national average. In property crime, Atherton, CA is 44% lower than the average of California and is 41% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ladera, CA1,51462358421
Fruitdale, CA86867386454
Loyola, CA3,42585486571
West Menlo Park, CA3,83085486571
Cambrian Park, CA3,25985486571
Portola Valley, CA4,550116663779
Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716116663779
Atherton, CA7,127421,4411,482

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Atherton is 48% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.06 daily crimes that occur in Atherton.
  • Atherton is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Atherton you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Atherton has increased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Atherton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Atherton, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Atherton, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 2.02 times less than the state average and 1.91 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Atherton, CA on a daily bases are 10.71 times less than than California average and 9.29 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Atherton, CA are 1.77 times less than the daily state average and 1.70 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Atherton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Atherton, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Atherton, CA being safer than 93% of cities in California and 78% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Atherton, CA. In conclusion, Atherton, CA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Atherton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Atherton is 1 in 2406
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Atherton is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Atherton is 1 in 68
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Atherton, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Atherton, CA you have a 1 in 2406 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Atherton, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Atherton (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Atherton, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Atherton, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Atherton, CA, while property crimes in Atherton, CA have increased by 21%. Crimes in total for Atherton, CA have increased by 20% year over year.

Atherton police department

ItemAthertonCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2451,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.43.63.3
There are a total of 24 Atherton police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.9% less than the California average and 4.5% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Putnam, CT7,1292681,2001,468
LaFayette, GA7,1302513,9814,231
La Follette, TN7,1317886,8377,625
Providence, UT7,1221932,3442,537
Tyrone, GA7,121699941,063
Atherton, CA7,127421,4411,482
Source: The Atherton, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.