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


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

Crime rate in Mountain View, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Mountain View, CA is 175 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 61.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Mountain View crime rate rose by 4% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Mountain View has seen decline of violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Mountain View, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Mountain View:

174.8
Los Altos:

63.6
Los Altos Hills:

51.6
Sunnyvale:

137.6
Palo Alto:

135.0
Cupertino:

118.6
East Palo Alto:

264.8
Santa Clara:

195.2
Menlo Park:

130.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Mountain View by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
6
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(7.2)
10
(14.3)
8
(11.4)
7
(9.9)
14
(19.6)
4
(5.5)
7
(9.3)
5
(6.6)
13
(16.8)
14
(17.8)
10
(12.4)
9
(11.0)
14
(17.2)
13
(15.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
63
(90.7)
71
(101.6)
56
(80.0)
55
(78.1)
47
(65.8)
46
(63.6)
41
(54.7)
34
(44.8)
32
(41.3)
29
(36.8)
31
(38.4)
29
(35.5)
44
(54.0)
59
(71.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
233
(335.4)
219
(313.3)
173
(247.1)
221
(313.9)
119
(166.6)
117
(161.8)
105
(140.1)
116
(152.8)
112
(144.7)
112
(142.2)
123
(152.4)
94
(115.0)
91
(111.6)
85
(103.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
253
(364.2)
271
(387.7)
157
(224.3)
233
(331.0)
253
(354.2)
177
(244.7)
167
(222.9)
178
(234.4)
294
(379.8)
263
(333.9)
327
(405.2)
280
(342.6)
290
(355.7)
276
(334.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,660
(2,390)
1,648
(2,358)
1,224
(1,749)
1,444
(2,051)
1,554
(2,176)
1,179
(1,630)
1,086
(1,449)
1,127
(1,484)
1,277
(1,650)
1,237
(1,571)
1,561
(1,934)
1,377
(1,685)
1,590
(1,950)
1,659
(2,010)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
263
(378.6)
325
(464.9)
138
(197.1)
143
(203.1)
165
(231.0)
102
(141.0)
100
(133.4)
114
(150.1)
135
(174.4)
108
(137.1)
142
(175.9)
119
(145.6)
102
(125.1)
168
(203.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(11.5)
19
(27.2)
12
(17.1)
7
(9.9)
3
(4.2)
7
(9.7)
3
(4.0)
7
(9.2)
4
(5.2)
6
(7.6)
7
(8.7)
5
(6.1)
6
(7.4)
7
(8.5)
City-Data.com crime index254.3263.2186.8232.7199.1152.3136.2137.0161.3153.4171.7145.5167.6174.8

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Mountain View, California as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mountain View is 3,211 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 Mountain View, CA?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Mountain View:

103.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Mountain View:

102.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Mountain View:

86.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Mountain View:

107.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Mountain View:

109.8
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Mountain View:

109.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Mountain View:

105.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Mountain View:

106.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Mountain View:

121.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Mountain View:

135.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Mountain View:

223.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Mountain View:

177.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Mountain View:

221.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Mountain View:

223.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Mountain View:

182.2
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Mountain View:

194.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Mountain View:

210.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Mountain View:

198.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Mountain View:

187.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Mountain View:

174.6
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Mountain View:

204.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Mountain View:

165.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Mountain View:

184.6
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Mountain View:

143.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Mountain View:

137.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Mountain View:

151.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Mountain View:

214.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Mountain View:

199.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Mountain View:

161.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Mountain View:

265.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Mountain View:

249.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Mountain View:

200.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Mountain View:

177.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Mountain View:

167.3
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: 131 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 134 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 129 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 133 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 134 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 141 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 138 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 137 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 137 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 142 (94 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 146 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 145 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 138 (93 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 145 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 141 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 144 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Mountain View, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 94041, 94043, 94085, 94086.