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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 91%
Property crime 63%
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 peopleLos Altos Hills/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime70n/a (estimate)8122,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape1n/a11.637.542.6
Robbery0n/a0.0132.481.6
Assault2n/a23.2267.1250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)35441379
Burglary29n/a336.3386.1340.5
Theft38n/a440.71,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0358.8219.9
Property crime67n/a (estimate)7772,3312,110

Key findings

  • Los Altos Hills crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Los Altos Hills are 91% lower than the national average
  • In Los Altos Hills you have a 1 in 124 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 increased by 28%

Los Altos Hills crime map

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

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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 3.41 times less than the California average and 3.07 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Los Altos Hills is 12.68 times less than the California average and 10.90 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Los Altos Hills has a daily crime rate that is 3.00 times less than the California average and 2.72 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Los Altos Hills (higher is better)

      Is Los Altos Hills safe 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 98% 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 2875
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Los Altos Hills is 1 in 129
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Los Altos Hills is 1 in 124
      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 2875 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 129. 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 124.

      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 decreased by 57%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 40% year over year. Total crimes for Los Altos Hills has increased by 28% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140342342
      Ladera, CA1,51462327389
      Lexington Hills, CA2,61769366435
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83084444528
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25984444528
      Loyola, CA3,42584444528
      Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,261115605720
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37635777812

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Micco, FL8,3774632,6273,090
      Menominee, MI8,3784101,7882,198
      Toccoa, GA8,3744335,5365,969
      Perryville, MO8,3743312,7293,059
      Calimesa, CA8,3792423,0863,329
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37635777812
      Source: The Los Altos Hills, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.