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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 85%
Property crime 63%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSaratoga/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime234n/a (estimate)7762,5812,346
Murder1n/a3.35.66.5
Rape2n/a6.634.238.4
Robbery2n/a6.6113.673.9
Assault13n/a43.1288.7279.7
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)60442388
Burglary67n/a222.1369.7314.2
Theft124n/a411.11,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft25n/a82.9427.6246.0
Property crime216n/a (estimate)7162,1391,958

Key findings

  • Saratoga crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Saratoga are 85% lower than the national average
  • In Saratoga you have a 1 in 129 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Saratoga is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Saratoga has decreased by 7%

Saratoga crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Saratoga (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Saratoga, per 100,000 residents. In Saratoga, the total number of daily crimes is 3.33 times less than the California average and 3.02 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Saratoga are 7.41 times less than the California average and 6.50 times less than the national average. For property crime, Saratoga has a daily crime rate that is 2.99 times less than the California average and 2.73 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Saratoga (higher is better)

      How safe is Saratoga, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Saratoga is safer than 97% of the cities in California and 83% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Saratoga. Overall, Saratoga is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Saratoga

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Saratoga is 1 in 1676
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Saratoga is 1 in 140
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Saratoga is 1 in 129
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Saratoga, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1676. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 140 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Saratoga is 1 in 129.

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

      A good indicator of whether Saratoga 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 Saratoga has increased by 15%, while the property crime rate in Saratoga has decreased by 9% year over year. The number of total crimes in Saratoga has decreased by 7% year over year.

      Saratoga police department

      ItemSaratogaCaliforniaNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ladera, CA1,51462300362
      Lexington Hills, CA2,61769336405
      Loyola, CA3,42584407492
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83084407492
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25984407492
      Monte Sereno, CA3,514116436553
      Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716115556670
      Saratoga, CA30,83060716776

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Miami Lakes, FL30,833981,3461,444
      Granger, IN30,819157780937
      Oceanside, NY30,8132399271,167
      Queen Creek, AZ30,8493051,3991,703
      Holladay, UT30,7931131,0641,177
      Saratoga, CA30,83060716776
      Source: The Saratoga, 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.