Reported Annual Crime In Mountain View

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMountain View/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,194n/a (estimate)2,7193,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMountain View/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape10n/a12.432.738.6
Robbery31n/a38.4135.0101.9
Assault123n/a152.4253.8237.8
Violent crime164n/a (estimate)203426373
Burglary327n/a405.2504.3491.4
Theft1,561n/a1,934.21,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft142n/a175.9436.8220.2
Property crime2,030n/a (estimate)2,5152,6182,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Mountain View, CA. All reported Mountain View, 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 Mountain View, CA overall crime rate is 11% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 5% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Mountain View, CA, the rate is 52% lower than compared to the California average, and 45% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Mountain View, CA comes in at 4% lower than to the average seen in California, and 1% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mountain View is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.45 daily crimes that occur in Mountain View.
  • Mountain View is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mountain View you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mountain View has increased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Mountain View (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Mountain View, 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 Mountain View, CA are 1.12 times less than the California average and 1.05 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Mountain View, CA are 2.10 times less than than California and 1.83 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Mountain View, CA are 1.04 times less than than California and 1.01 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Mountain View (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Mountain View, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Mountain View, CA has been ranked safer than 61% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Mountain View, CA is safer than 46% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Mountain View, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Mountain View, CA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mountain View

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mountain View is 1 in 493
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mountain View is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mountain View is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Mountain View, CA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mountain View, CA you have a 1 in 493 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 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mountain View, CA.

Year Over Year Crime In Mountain View (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Mountain View, 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. Mountain View, CA has increased by 3% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 23% year over year. Total crimes for Mountain View, CA has increased by 21% in the same time frame.

Mountain View police department

ItemMountain ViewCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

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
Fruitdale, CA1,08964396461
Loyola, CA3,46381499580
Cambrian Park, CA3,31881499580
West Menlo Park, CA3,74381499580
Mountain View, CA2,2992032,5152,719

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Moline Acres, MO2,2999464,2785,224
Gold Bar, WA2,3001471,7971,944
Rancho Tehama Reserve, CA2,3002671,6431,910
Trenton, FL2,298444493937
Mabton, WA2,3001301,2601,390
Mountain View, CA2,2992032,5152,719
Source: The Mountain View, 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.