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Total crime 29%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 20%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCupertino/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,073n/a (estimate)1,7782,7722,489
Murder1n/a1.74.35.0
Rape6n/a9.937.542.6
Robbery14n/a23.2132.481.6
Assault34n/a56.3267.1250.2
Violent crime55n/a (estimate)91441379
Burglary175n/a289.9386.1340.5
Theft803n/a1,330.41,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft40n/a66.3358.8219.9
Property crime1,018n/a (estimate)1,6872,3312,110

Key findings

  • Cupertino crime rates are 29% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cupertino are 76% lower than the national average
  • In Cupertino you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cupertino is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cupertino has increased by 6%

Cupertino crime map

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The Cupertino crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cupertino 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 Cupertino crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Cupertino (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Cupertino for every 100,000 residents. The Cupertino total amount of daily crime is 1.56 times less than the California average and 1.40 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Cupertino, is 4.84 times less than the California average, and it is 4.16 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Cupertino has a daily crime average that is 1.38 times less than the California average and 1.25 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Cupertino (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Cupertino to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Cupertino safe? The gauges above illustrate that Cupertino is safer than 80% of every city located within California along with 61% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Cupertino, CA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cupertino

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cupertino is 1 in 1098
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cupertino is 1 in 60
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cupertino is 1 in 57
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Cupertino? In Cupertino, you have a 1 in 1098 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 60. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Cupertino, CA is 1 in 57.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Cupertino is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Cupertino has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 23% in Cupertino, while property crimes in Cupertino have increased by 8%. Total crime has increased by 6% year over year.

      Cupertino police department

      ItemCupertinoCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140342342
      Ladera, CA1,51462327389
      Lexington Hills, CA2,61769366435
      Loyola, CA3,42584444528
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83084444528
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25984444528
      Portola Valley, CA4,550115605720
      Cupertino, CA60,297911,6871,778

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Auburn, AL60,3183662,1292,494
      National City, CA60,3495891,8172,407
      Palm Harbor, FL60,2363682,0892,457
      Lake Elsinore, CA60,2302462,8543,100
      Meriden, CT60,2032641,7181,982
      Cupertino, CA60,297911,6871,778
      Source: The Cupertino, 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.