Reported Annual Crime In Belmont

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelmont/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime473n/a (estimate)1,7283,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelmont/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.74.84.9
Rape3n/a11.032.738.6
Robbery5n/a18.3135.0101.9
Assault17n/a62.1253.8237.8
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)95426373
Burglary65n/a237.4504.3491.4
Theft341n/a1,245.61,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft41n/a149.8436.8220.2
Property crime447n/a (estimate)1,6332,6182,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Belmont, CA. All reported Belmont, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Belmont, CA overall crime rate is 43% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 40% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Belmont, CA, the rate is 78% lower than compared to the California average, and 75% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Belmont, CA comes in at 38% lower than to the average seen in California, and 34% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belmont is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.73 daily crimes that occur in Belmont.
  • Belmont is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belmont you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belmont has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Belmont (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Belmont, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Belmont, CA are 1.76 times less than the California average and 1.66 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Belmont, CA are 4.49 times less than than California and 3.92 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Belmont, CA are 1.60 times less than than California and 1.52 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Belmont (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Belmont, CA compared to other areas of California, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Belmont, CA safer than 86% when compared to other California cities, and 70% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in California, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Belmont, CA. At this time, Belmont, CA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belmont

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belmont is 1 in 1053
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belmont is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belmont is 1 in 58
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Belmont, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Belmont, CA, then there is a 1 in 1053 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 62. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 58 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Belmont, CA.

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

Determining whether Belmont, CA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Belmont, CA has decreased by 29% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 18% year over year. Total crimes for Belmont, CA has increased by 14% in the same time frame.

Belmont police department

ItemBelmontCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4051,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
There are a total of 40 Belmont police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 58% less than the California average and 53.6% less 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ladera, CA1,49760367427
Montara, CA2,88067411477
Loyola, CA3,46381499580
West Menlo Park, CA3,74381499580
Moss Beach, CA3,43585522607
Belmont, CA26,503951,6331,728

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Casselberry, FL26,5205294,2024,731
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Belmont, CA26,503951,6331,728
Source: The Belmont, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.