Reported Annual Crime In Atherton

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtherton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime112n/a (estimate)1,5372,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAtherton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape3n/a41.239.242.6
Robbery2n/a27.5137.386.2
Assault0n/a0.0266.5246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)69447381
Burglary31n/a425.5416.2376.0
Theft73n/a1,002.11,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft3n/a41.2392.4228.9
Property crime107n/a (estimate)1,4692,3802,200
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 46% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 40% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Atherton, CA has 85% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 82% lower than the national average. In property crime, Atherton, CA is 38% lower than the average of California and is 33% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Atherton is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.21 daily crimes that occur in Atherton.
  • Atherton is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Atherton you have a 1 in 66 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Atherton has increased by 4%.

Compare Atherton, CA Crime To Other Cities

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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 1.84 times less than the state average and 1.68 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Atherton, CA on a daily bases are 6.52 times less than than California average and 5.55 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Atherton, CA are 1.62 times less than the daily state average and 1.50 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 95% of cities in California and 84% 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 1457
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Atherton is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Atherton is 1 in 66
      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 1457 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 69 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 66 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 increased by 64% in Atherton, CA, while property crimes in Atherton, CA have increased by 2%. Crimes in total for Atherton, CA have increased by 4% 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
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ladera, CA1,51463334397
      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140527527
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83085453538
      Loyola, CA3,42585453538
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25985453538
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37681555635
      Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716116618734
      Atherton, CA7,127691,4691,537

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Putnam, CT7,1292901,0621,351
      LaFayette, GA7,1301534,5354,688
      La Follette, TN7,1313874,2404,627
      Providence, UT7,1221671,7031,870
      Seward, NE7,133429851,026
      Atherton, CA7,127691,4691,537
      Source: The Atherton, 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.