Reported Annual Crime In Saratoga

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSaratoga/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime225n/a (estimate)7282,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSaratoga/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a6.54.65.3
Rape3n/a9.737.241.7
Robbery6n/a19.4143.298.0
Assault22n/a71.2264.2248.9
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)107449383
Burglary94n/a304.3446.9430.4
Theft81n/a262.31,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft17n/a55.0425.9237.4
Property crime192n/a (estimate)6222,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Saratoga, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Saratoga, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Saratoga, CA averages 75% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 73% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Saratoga, CA is 76% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 72% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 75% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 74% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Saratoga, CA area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Saratoga crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Saratoga is 73% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2 daily crimes that occur in Saratoga.
  • Saratoga is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Saratoga you have a 1 in 138 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Saratoga has decreased by 36%.

Compare Saratoga, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Saratoga (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Saratoga, CA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for California as well as national figures. In Saratoga, CA the total number of daily crimes is 4.04 times less than the California average and 3.77 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Saratoga, CA are 4.21 times less than the California average and 3.58 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Saratoga, CA has a daily crime rate that is 4.02 times less than the California average and 3.80 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Saratoga (higher is better)

How safe is Saratoga, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Saratoga, CA is safer than 94% of the cities in California and 81% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Saratoga, CA. Overall, Saratoga, CA 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 936
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Saratoga is 1 in 161
The chance of being a victim of crime in Saratoga is 1 in 138
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Saratoga, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Saratoga, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 936. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 161 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, CA is 1 in 138.

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

A good indicator of whether Saratoga, CA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Saratoga, CA has increased by 84%, while the property crime rate in Saratoga, CA has decreased by 42% year over year. The number of total crimes in Saratoga, CA has decreased by 36% 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
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Monte Sereno, CA3,5140307307
Ladera, CA1,51463350413
Lexington Hills, CA2,61770392462
Loyola, CA3,42586476561
West Menlo Park, CA3,83086476561
Cambrian Park, CA3,25986476561
Los Altos Hills, CA8,37623688711
Saratoga, CA30,830107622728

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Miami Lakes, FL30,8331031,9702,073
Granger, IN30,8191751,0571,232
Oceanside, NY30,8132359951,230
Queen Creek, AZ30,8493191,8302,149
Holladay, UT30,7931031,2011,304
Saratoga, CA30,830107622728
Source: The Saratoga, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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