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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 64%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLos Altos Hills/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime65n/a (estimate)7682,5812,346
Murder0n/a0.05.66.5
Rape2n/a23.634.238.4
Robbery2n/a23.6113.673.9
Assault2n/a23.6288.7279.7
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)71442388
Burglary33n/a389.9369.7314.2
Theft24n/a283.61,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a23.6427.6246.0
Property crime59n/a (estimate)6972,1391,958

Key findings

  • Los Altos Hills crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Los Altos Hills are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Los Altos Hills you have a 1 in 131 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Los Altos Hills is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Los Altos Hills has decreased by 5%

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 3.36 times less than the California average and 3.05 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Los Altos Hills is 6.24 times less than the California average and 5.47 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Los Altos Hills has a daily crime rate that is 3.07 times less than the California average and 2.81 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 96% safer than other cities of California and 82% 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 1411
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Los Altos Hills is 1 in 144
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Los Altos Hills is 1 in 131
      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 1411 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 144. 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 131.

      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 103%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 10% year over year. Total crimes for Los Altos Hills has decreased by 5% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ladera, CA1,51462300362
      Lexington Hills, CA2,61769336405
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25984407492
      Loyola, CA3,42584407492
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83084407492
      Monte Sereno, CA3,514116436553
      Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,261115556670
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37671697768

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Micco, FL8,3774702,1662,636
      Toccoa, GA8,3742774,0544,331
      Perryville, MO8,3743522,4282,780
      Menominee, MI8,3782761,5431,819
      Calimesa, CA8,3792263,7814,006
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37671697768
      Source: The Los Altos Hills, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.