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Total crime 64%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 64%
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 peopleWoodside/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)901 (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)143 (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)758 (estimate)2,3312,110

Key findings

  • Woodside crime rates are 64% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Woodside are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Woodside you have a 1 in 111 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Woodside is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Woodside has decreased by 2%

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

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      Daily Crime In Woodside (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Woodside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Woodside is 1 in 698
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Woodside is 1 in 132
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Woodside is 1 in 111

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

      Woodside police department

      ItemWoodsideCaliforniaNational
      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
      Ladera, CA1,51462327389
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      Loyola, CA3,42584444528
      Moss Beach, CA3,70684444528
      West Menlo Park, CA3,83084444528
      Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,716115605720
      Woodside, CA5,496143758901

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      Algona, IA5,496388554942
      Waterville, OH5,49654507562
      Old Fig Garden, CA5,4953711,9632,334
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      Edgerton, WI5,494189921,010
      Woodside, CA5,496143758901
      Source: The Woodside, 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.