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Total crime 58%
Violent crime 56%
Property crime 58%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleStanford/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,056 (estimate)2,7722,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a37.542.6
Robberyn/an/an/a132.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a267.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)168 (estimate)441379
Burglaryn/an/an/a386.1340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a358.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)888 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Stanford crime rates are 58% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Stanford are 56% lower than the national average
  • In Stanford you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Stanford is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Stanford has decreased by 2%

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      Daily Crime In Stanford (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Stanford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Stanford is 1 in 596
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Stanford is 1 in 113
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Stanford is 1 in 95

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

      Stanford police department

      ItemStanfordCaliforniaNational
      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.

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      Monte Sereno, CA3,5140342342
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      Stanford, CA14,9261688881,056

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      Stanford, CA14,9261688881,056
      Source: The Stanford, 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.