Reported Annual Crime In Hillsborough

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHillsborough/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime78n/a (estimate)6762,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHillsborough/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape4n/a34.737.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.0143.298.0
Assault4n/a34.7264.2248.9
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)69449383
Burglary28n/a242.8446.9430.4
Theft38n/a329.51,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a34.7425.9237.4
Property crime70n/a (estimate)6072,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Hillsborough, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Hillsborough, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Hillsborough, CA averages 77% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 75% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Hillsborough, CA is 85% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 82% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 76% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 74% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Hillsborough, CA area.
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Hillsborough crime map

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hillsborough is 75% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.85 daily crimes that occur in Hillsborough.
  • Hillsborough is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hillsborough you have a 1 in 148 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hillsborough has decreased by 38%.

Compare Hillsborough, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hillsborough (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Hillsborough, CA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for California as well as those across America as a whole. The Hillsborough, CA total amount of daily offenses is 4.36 times less than the California average and 4.06 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hillsborough, CA is 6.48 times less than the California average, and it is 5.52 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Hillsborough, CA has a daily crime figure that is 4.11 times less than the California average and 3.89 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Hillsborough (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Hillsborough, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Hillsborough, CA has been ranked safer than 97% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Hillsborough, CA is safer than 86% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Hillsborough, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Hillsborough, CA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hillsborough

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hillsborough is 1 in 1442
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hillsborough is 1 in 165
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hillsborough is 1 in 148
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Hillsborough, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Hillsborough, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1442. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 165 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Hillsborough, CA is 1 in 148.

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

The year over year crime rate for Hillsborough, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Hillsborough, 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 667% in Hillsborough, CA, while property crimes in Hillsborough, CA have decreased by 44%. Crimes in total for Hillsborough, CA have decreased by 38% year over year.

Hillsborough police department

ItemHillsboroughCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3051,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.63.3
There are a total of 30 Hillsborough police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.9% less than the California average and 16.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ladera, CA1,51463350413
Montara, CA2,89570392462
Moss Beach, CA3,70686476561
West Menlo Park, CA3,83086476561
Loyola, CA3,42586476561
Los Altos Hills, CA8,37623688711
Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716117649765
Hillsborough, CA11,31269607676

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lyndon, KY11,3101481,3911,538
Winton, CA11,3096843,8054,489
Crossville, TN11,3088655,0195,885
Lowes Island, VA11,31679683762
Lake Arrowhead, CA11,3074782,6583,136
Hillsborough, CA11,31269607676
Source: The Hillsborough, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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