Palo Alto, California 

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Crime in Palo Alto, California

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Palo Alto violent crime is 7.7. (The US average is 22.7)
Palo Alto property crime is 34.4. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft



Palo Alto, CA Crime History

*Closest City
Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
2000154.71.71076.566.53013.3370.82499.5143
2001137.43.411.758.663.73012.4427.22447.8137.4
2002176.11.611.574.188.92750.6367.12227.1156.4
2003151.33.48.668.870.53384.5474.72762147.9
2004153.73.520.765.663.93363.1500.92635.9226.3
20051591.78.780.468.13569.2648.12704.4216.6
2006107.801.755.750.43254.26942318.5241.8
2007110.91.71.776.331.22495.8490.51880.5124.8
2008142.63.48.672.258.42996.4628.82245.6122
2009181.51.715.148.71162800.5448.82269.382.4
201096.206.664.724.92232.6359.91791.481.3
201198.204.636.856.81915.3438.91416.559.9
201280.306.139.434.82134.2495.31566.272.7
20130643.331.42214.6361.41753.2100.1
201487.804.543.240.21933.9382.61453.198.3
2015100.7319.238.5402522.2315.32079.6127.3
2016108.41.513.441.6522133.2319.41721.792.1
2017133.4016.357.859.32643.8317.32191.5134.9
2018106.607.444.454.82239.5346.41771.8121.4
2019128.51.514.968.743.32962.4267.42572.5122.5



Crime in Nearby Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Los Altos Hills, CA34.8777.18,62222019
Los Altos, CA68.41,009.230,71632019
Mountain View, CA195.02,911.484,59932019
East Palo Alto, CA485.11,795.529,68652019
Atherton, CA166.21,523.17,22252019



Crime in Similar Size Cities

City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Mountain View, CA195.02,911.484,59932019
Cupertino, CA91.11,686.660,35782019
Redwood City, CA216.21,536.187,42792019
Milpitas, CA123.92,663.282,344142019
Union City, CA368.32,284.575,202162019


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Reviews for Palo Alto    8 Reviews

Wonderful place to live, except for the cost of li - 4/2/2009
The Bay Area in general, but Palo Alto specifically provides many of the qualities sought by many; the climate is beautiful, there is access to cultural and recreational... Read More

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Cost of Living - 11/24/2008
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Public transit - 12/19/2007
VTA and SamsTrans and Caltrain all provide good service and most times frequency of service is... Read More


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