Annual Crime In Los Altos Hills (2018)

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.
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 peopleLos Altos Hills/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime55n/a (estimate)6352,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLos Altos Hills/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape0n/a0.039.242.6
Robbery2n/a23.1137.386.2
Assault5n/a57.8266.5246.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)81447381
Burglary29n/a335.0416.2376.0
Theft17n/a196.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a23.1392.4228.9
Property crime48n/a (estimate)5552,3802,200

Key findings

  • Los Altos Hills crime rates are 75% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Los Altos Hills are 79% lower than the national average
  • In Los Altos Hills you have a 1 in 158 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Los Altos Hills is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Los Altos Hills has decreased by 22%

Los Altos Hills crime map

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Compare Los Altos Hills, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Los Altos Hills (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Los Altos Hills, CA per 100,000 people. In Los Altos Hills, the total number of daily crimes is 4.45 times less than the California average and 4.06 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Los Altos Hills is 5.53 times less than the California average and 4.71 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Los Altos Hills has a daily crime rate that is 4.29 times less than the California average and 3.97 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Los Altos Hills (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Los Altos Hills, CA in comparison to other cities in the state of California as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Los Altos Hills to other cities in the state and across the country, Los Altos Hills is 96% safer than other cities of California and 85% safer than other cities in the nation. Los Altos Hills has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Los Altos Hills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Los Altos Hills is 1 in 1237
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Los Altos Hills is 1 in 181
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Los Altos Hills is 1 in 158
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Los Altos Hills? In Los Altos Hills, you have a 1 in 1237 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 181. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Los Altos Hills, CA is 1 in 158.

      Year Over Year Crime In Los Altos Hills (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether Los Altos Hills is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Los Altos Hills violent crime rates have increased by 14%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 25% year over year. Total crimes for Los Altos Hills has decreased by 22% in the same time frame.

      Los Altos Hills police department

      ItemLos Altos HillsCaliforniaNational
      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

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      Ladera, CA1,51463334397
      Lexington Hills, CA2,61770373443
      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140527527
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25985453538
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83085453538
      Loyola, CA3,42585453538
      Portola Valley, CA4,550116618734
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37681555635

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      Micco, FL8,3774712,7943,265
      Perryville, MO8,3744832,6373,119
      Menominee, MI8,3782841,6691,953
      Toccoa, GA8,3744335,5365,969
      Calimesa, CA8,3791342,2562,390
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37681555635
      Source: The Los Altos Hills, 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.