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Crime rate in Los Altos, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Los Altos, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Los Altos, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Los Altos, CA is 64 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 4.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 23.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Los Altos crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Los Altos has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Los Altos, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Los Altos:

63.6
Mountain View:

174.8
Los Altos Hills:

51.6
Sunnyvale:

137.6
Cupertino:

118.6
Palo Alto:

135.0
Santa Clara:

195.2
East Palo Alto:

264.8
Menlo Park:

130.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Los Altos by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.9)
2
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(14.0)
2
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(16.5)
2
(6.6)
4
(13.1)
3
(9.7)
3
(9.7)
4
(12.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(14.7)
2
(7.3)
8
(29.1)
8
(28.6)
5
(17.6)
3
(10.5)
2
(6.8)
5
(16.8)
13
(43.0)
3
(9.9)
1
(3.3)
3
(9.7)
2
(6.5)
3
(9.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(14.7)
2
(7.3)
7
(25.5)
3
(10.7)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.5)
2
(6.8)
1
(3.4)
5
(16.5)
2
(6.6)
1
(3.3)
7
(22.6)
5
(16.2)
6
(19.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
130
(478.5)
172
(629.1)
147
(535.5)
136
(485.9)
108
(380.5)
67
(233.8)
55
(187.6)
94
(316.5)
79
(261.4)
118
(390.0)
120
(392.2)
133
(429.0)
87
(282.3)
80
(258.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
181
(666.2)
230
(841.3)
138
(502.7)
224
(800.3)
194
(683.6)
163
(568.9)
203
(692.4)
197
(663.2)
262
(866.8)
193
(637.9)
194
(634.0)
193
(622.6)
215
(697.7)
188
(606.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(51.5)
19
(69.5)
8
(29.1)
10
(35.7)
13
(45.8)
3
(10.5)
11
(37.5)
8
(26.9)
17
(56.2)
11
(36.4)
19
(62.1)
17
(54.8)
19
(61.7)
16
(51.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(7.4)
3
(11.0)
1
(3.6)
3
(10.7)
2
(7.0)
6
(20.9)
2
(6.8)
3
(10.1)
4
(13.2)
2
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.5)
3
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index77.586.982.585.363.655.052.756.686.965.369.974.565.663.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Los Altos, California as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Los Altos is 7,697 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


When are crimes committed in Los Altos, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Los Altos:

27.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Los Altos:

21.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Los Altos:

25.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Los Altos:

16.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Los Altos:

14.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Los Altos:

46.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Los Altos:

10.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Los Altos:

13.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Los Altos:

20.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Los Altos:

10.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Los Altos:

26.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Los Altos:

38.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Los Altos:

7.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Los Altos:

22.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Los Altos:

24.5
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Los Altos:

33.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Los Altos:

39.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Los Altos:

89.7
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Los Altos:

100.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Los Altos:

125.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Los Altos:

119.5
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Los Altos:

115.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Los Altos:

104.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Los Altos:

100.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Los Altos:

77.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Los Altos:

76.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Los Altos:

117.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Los Altos:

142.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Los Altos:

136.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Los Altos:

178.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Los Altos:

136.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Los Altos:

113.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Los Altos:

102.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Los Altos:

86.3
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 44 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 46 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 42 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.87
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 45 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 44 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 43 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 45 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.01
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 47 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 47 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 45 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.02
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 45 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 46 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 44 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 46 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 45 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 46 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Los Altos, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 94022, 94040, 94306.