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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 16%
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 peopleMountain View/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,260n/a (estimate)2,7392,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape13n/a15.839.242.6
Robbery59n/a71.5137.386.2
Assault85n/a103.0266.5246.8
Violent crime157n/a (estimate)190447381
Burglary276n/a334.5416.2376.0
Theft1,659n/a2,010.51,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft168n/a203.6392.4228.9
Property crime2,103n/a (estimate)2,5492,3802,200

Key findings

  • Mountain View crime rates are 6% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Mountain View are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Mountain View you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Mountain View is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Mountain View has increased by 5%

Mountain View crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Mountain View (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mountain View

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mountain View is 1 in 526
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mountain View is 1 in 40
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mountain View is 1 in 37

      Year Over Year Crime In Mountain View (per 100,000 people)

      Mountain View police department

      ItemMountain ViewCaliforniaNational
      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
      Ladera, CA1,51463334397
      Sunol, CA1,00463334397
      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140527527
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25985453538
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83085453538
      Loyola, CA3,42585453538
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37681555635
      Mountain View, CA78,8271902,5492,739

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Brooklyn Park, MN78,8233723,0333,405
      Medford, OR78,8564875,3905,877
      Lynchburg, VA78,7553371,9942,331
      Melbourne, FL78,9117253,5504,276
      Deerfield Beach, FL78,6424043,0603,464
      Mountain View, CA78,8271902,5492,739
      Source: The Mountain View, 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.