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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 31%
Property crime 21%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlta/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,161 (estimate)2,8282,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.45.0
Rapen/an/an/a39.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a137.386.2
Assaultn/an/an/a266.5246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)500 (estimate)447381
Burglaryn/an/an/a416.2376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a392.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,661 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Alta crime rates are 23% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alta are 31% higher than the national average
  • In Alta you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Alta is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Alta has decreased by 4%

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The Alta crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Alta as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Alta crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Alta (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alta is 1 in 201
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alta is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alta is 1 in 32

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

      Alta police department

      ItemAltaCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a51,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.63.3

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

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      Alta, CA4485002,6613,161

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      Alta, CA4485002,6613,161
      Source: The Alta, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.