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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 59%
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 peopleHalf Moon Bay/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,077 (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)170 (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)907 (estimate)2,3802,200

Key findings

  • Half Moon Bay crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Half Moon Bay are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Half Moon Bay you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Half Moon Bay is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Half Moon Bay has decreased by 4%

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

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      Daily Crime In Half Moon Bay (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Half Moon Bay

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Half Moon Bay is 1 in 588
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Half Moon Bay is 1 in 111
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Half Moon Bay is 1 in 93

      Year Over Year Crime In Half Moon Bay (per 100,000 people)

      Half Moon Bay police department

      ItemHalf Moon BayCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2151,506558,732
      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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      Ladera, CA1,51463334397
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      Portola Valley, CA4,550116618734
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      Half Moon Bay, CA12,2811709071,077

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      Half Moon Bay, CA12,2811709071,077
      Source: The Half Moon Bay, 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.