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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleSaratoga/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime259n/a (estimate)8352,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape7n/a22.639.242.6
Robbery6n/a19.3137.386.2
Assault9n/a29.0266.5246.8
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)71447381
Burglary97n/a312.7416.2376.0
Theft127n/a409.41,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft13n/a41.9392.4228.9
Property crime237n/a (estimate)7642,3802,200

Key findings

  • Saratoga crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Saratoga are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Saratoga you have a 1 in 120 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 increased by 15%

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 3.39 times less than the California average and 3.09 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Saratoga are 6.31 times less than the California average and 5.37 times less than the national average. For property crime, Saratoga has a daily crime rate that is 3.12 times less than the California average and 2.88 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 95% 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 1411
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Saratoga is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Saratoga is 1 in 120
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Saratoga, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1411. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 131 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 120.

      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 decreased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Saratoga has increased by 23% year over year. The number of total crimes in Saratoga has increased by 15% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ladera, CA1,51463334397
      Lexington Hills, CA2,61770373443
      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140527527
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83085453538
      Cambrian Park, CA3,25985453538
      Loyola, CA3,42585453538
      Los Altos Hills, CA8,37681555635
      Saratoga, CA30,83071764835

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Miami Lakes, FL30,8331052,0852,190
      Granger, IN30,8191679531,120
      Oceanside, NY30,8132309471,177
      Queen Creek, AZ30,8492981,6811,979
      Holladay, UT30,7931011,0271,128
      Saratoga, CA30,83071764835
      Source: The Saratoga, 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.