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Total crime 5%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 11%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMill Valley/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime317n/a (estimate)2,2172,5812,346
Murder0n/a0.05.66.5
Rape0n/a0.034.238.4
Robbery1n/a7.0113.673.9
Assault5n/a35.0288.7279.7
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)42442388
Burglary58n/a405.7369.7314.2
Theft239n/a1,671.71,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft14n/a97.9427.6246.0
Property crime311n/a (estimate)2,1752,1391,958

Key findings

  • Mill Valley crime rates are 5% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mill Valley are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Mill Valley you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mill Valley is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mill Valley has increased by 31%

Mill Valley crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Mill Valley (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mill Valley on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Mill Valley (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California, are 1.16 times less than the state average and 1.06 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Mill Valley on a daily basis are 10.53 times less than than California average and 9.24 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mill Valley are 1.02 times more than the daily state average and 1.11 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Mill Valley (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Mill Valley to every other city in California, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Mill Valley safe? The gauges above illustrate that Mill Valley is safer than 71% of every city located within California along with 51% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in California and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Mill Valley, CA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mill Valley

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mill Valley is 1 in 2383
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mill Valley is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mill Valley is 1 in 46
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Mill Valley? If you reside in Mill Valley, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2383. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 46 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Mill Valley, is 1 in 46.

      Year Over Year Crime In Mill Valley (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Mill Valley is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Mill Valley has decreased by 70%, while the property crime rate in Mill Valley has increased by 40% year over year. The number of total crimes in Mill Valley has increased by 31% year over year.

      Mill Valley police department

      ItemMill ValleyCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2551,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.63.3
      There are a total of 25 Mill Valley police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.2% less than the California average and 45.8% less than the National average.

      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
      Black Point-Green Point, CA1,59262300362
      Bolinas, CA1,28162300362
      Woodacre, CA1,54262300362
      Sleepy Hollow, CA2,27569336405
      Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA1,53081391472
      Kentfield, CA6,907144696839
      Strawberry, CA5,689144696839
      Mill Valley, CA14,318422,1752,217

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hobe Sound, FL14,3183781,7402,118
      Beech Grove, IN14,3194212,0992,520
      Fairview, NJ14,3141209221,042
      Niceville, FL14,32555294349
      Chubbuck, ID14,3261902,2952,485
      Mill Valley, CA14,318422,1752,217
      Source: The Mill Valley, 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.