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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 30%
Property crime 24%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)3,100 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)493 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,607 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Alta crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Alta are 30% higher than the national average
  • In Alta you have a 1 in 33 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 2%

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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 203
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alta is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Alta is 1 in 33

      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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      Meadow Vista, CA3,2141889951,183
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      Colfax, CA2,1892441,2921,536
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      Dutch Flat, CA1924982,6303,128
      Nevada City, CA3,1174762,8253,302
      Grass Valley, CA12,8615653,5844,149
      Alta, CA4484932,6073,100

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      Hamilton, VA4481271,0011,128
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      Clear Spring, MD4486642,8513,515
      Alta, CA4484932,6073,100
      Source: The Alta, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.