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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 63%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSan Mateo Park/100k peopleSan Mateo/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,448925 (estimate)2,3132,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape25n/a23.639.242.6
Robbery88n/a83.1137.386.2
Assault172n/a162.5266.5246.8
Violent crime285108 (estimate)269447381
Burglary590n/a557.5416.2376.0
Theft1,360n/a1,285.01,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft213n/a201.2392.4228.9
Property crime2,163817 (estimate)2,0442,3802,200

Key findings

  • San Mateo Park crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in San Mateo Park are 72% lower than the national average
  • In San Mateo Park you have a 1 in 109 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • San Mateo Park is safer than 90% of the cities in California
  • Year over year crime in San Mateo has increased by 2%

San Mateo Park crime map

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

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Mateo Park

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Mateo Park is 1 in 929
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Mateo Park is 1 in 123
      The chance of being a victim of crime in San Mateo Park is 1 in 109

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

      San Mateo police department

      ItemSan Mateo ParkSan 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, CA1,51463334397
      Montara, CA2,89570373443
      Moss Beach, CA3,70685453538
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83085453538
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      Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716116618734
      Portola Valley, CA4,550116618734
      San Mateo, CA102,2242692,0442,313

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      Sandy Springs, GA102,2121181,8551,972
      Clovis, CA102,1481982,1812,379
      Davenport, IA102,3057285,0935,821
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      Rialto, CA102,4185212,9163,438
      San Mateo, CA102,2242692,0442,313
      Source: The San Mateo Park, San Mateo, 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.