B+
Total crime 2%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 10%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMilpitas/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,021n/a (estimate)2,5302,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape11n/a13.839.242.6
Robbery45n/a56.3137.386.2
Assault31n/a38.8266.5246.8
Violent crime87n/a (estimate)109447381
Burglary243n/a304.1416.2376.0
Theft1,435n/a1,796.11,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft256n/a320.4392.4228.9
Property crime1,934n/a (estimate)2,4212,3802,200

Key findings

  • Milpitas crime rates are 2% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Milpitas are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Milpitas you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Milpitas is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Milpitas has decreased by 4%

Milpitas crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Milpitas (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Milpitas, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Milpitas are 1.12 times less than the California average and 1.02 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Milpitas are 4.11 times less than than California and 3.50 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Milpitas are 1.02 times more than than California and 1.10 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Milpitas (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Milpitas in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Milpitas safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Milpitas being safer than 67% of cities in California and 48% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Milpitas. In conclusion, Milpitas ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Milpitas

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Milpitas is 1 in 919
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Milpitas is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Milpitas is 1 in 40
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Milpitas? In Milpitas, CA you have a 1 in 919 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Milpitas.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Milpitas is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Milpitas has decreased by 24% and the rate of property crime in Milpitas has decreased by 3%. The total crime rate in Milpitas has decreased by 4% year to year.

      Milpitas police department

      ItemMilpitasCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10051,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.63.3
      There are a total of 100 Milpitas police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.5% less than the California average and 55.1% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sunol, CA1,00463334397
      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140527527
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25985453538
      Loyola, CA3,42585453538
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37681555635
      Saratoga, CA30,83071764835
      East Foothills, CA6,347145774919
      Milpitas, CA73,4471092,4212,530

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Appleton, WI73,4462201,5361,756
      Union City, CA73,5003432,1692,512
      Dale City, VA73,3842351,9582,194
      Loveland, CO73,3602572,2372,494
      Manteca, CA73,5703162,8223,138
      Milpitas, CA73,4471092,4212,530
      Source: The Milpitas, 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.