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Total crime 82%
Violent crime 70%
Property crime 85%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsEast San Mateo/100k peopleSan Mateo/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,483438 (estimate)2,3422,7722,489
Murder2n/a1.94.35.0
Rape45n/a42.437.542.6
Robbery68n/a64.1132.481.6
Assault151n/a142.4267.1250.2
Violent crime266112 (estimate)251441379
Burglary516n/a486.7386.1340.5
Theft1,523n/a1,436.51,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft178n/a167.9358.8219.9
Property crime2,217326 (estimate)2,0912,3312,110

Key findings

  • East San Mateo crime rates are 82% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East San Mateo are 70% lower than the national average
  • In East San Mateo you have a 1 in 229 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East San Mateo is safer than 95% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in San Mateo has increased by 1%

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

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      Daily Crime In East San Mateo (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East San Mateo

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East San Mateo is 1 in 893
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East San Mateo is 1 in 307
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East San Mateo is 1 in 229

      Year Over Year Crime In San Mateo (per 100,000 people)

      San Mateo police department

      ItemEast San MateoSan MateoCalifornia
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a13751,506
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.43.6

      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.

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      Ladera, CA1,51462327389
      Montara, CA2,89569366435
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      Loyola, CA3,42584444528
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      Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,261115605720
      Portola Valley, CA4,550115605720
      San Mateo, CA102,2242512,0912,342

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      Sandy Springs, GA102,2121291,7801,910
      Clovis, CA102,1482131,9942,206
      Davenport, IA102,3055953,8264,421
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      Rialto, CA102,4185723,0293,601
      San Mateo, CA102,2242512,0912,342
      Source: The East San Mateo, San Mateo, 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.