Lafayette, CA Crime Statistics For 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-11-20
241
Total Crimes
898.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-65.02%
Below National Average
Lafayette Crime Compared To CA Average
Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in California.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

What is the crime rate in Lafayette, CA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Lafayette is 898.3 per 100,000 people. That's -65.02% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -68.23% lower than the California total crime rate of 2,827.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

For more reading on crime around Lafayette, check out:

Lafayette SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
4

How Does Lafayette Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Lafayette
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 241 898.3 2,827.8 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 5 18.6 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 5 18.6 266.5 246.8
Violent Crime 10 37.3 447.4 368.9
Burglary 23 85.7 416.2 376.0
Larceny 191 712.0 1,571.8 1,594.6
Car Theft 17 63.4 392.4 228.9
Property Crime 231 861.1 2,380.4 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Lafayette

10
Violent Crimes
37.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-89.90%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,682.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Lafayette each year. That compares to a 1 in 223.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Lafayette is 37.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -89.90% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -91.67% lower than the California violent crime rate of 447.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Lafayette

231
Property Crimes
861.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-60.85%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 116.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Lafayette each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Lafayette is 861.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -60.85% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -63.83% lower than the California property crime rate of 2,380.4 per 100,000 people.

Crime In Cities Around Lafayette

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Mountain View, CA 82,518 2,260 2,738.8 2,548.5 190.3
San Ramon, CA 76,569 829 1,082.7 1,026.5 56.2
Walnut Creek, CA 70,587 2,358 3,340.6 3,186.1 154.4
Dublin, CA 63,463 1,296 2,042.1 1,872.0 170.2
Danville, CA 45,202 342 756.6 721.2 35.4
Hercules, CA 25,750 380 1,475.7 1,359.2 116.5
Orinda, CA 20,020 119 594.4 549.5 45.0
Moraga, CA 17,866 106 593.3 526.1 67.2
Piedmont, CA 11,478 216 1,881.9 1,698.9 183.0
Kensington, CA 5,400 50 925.9 888.9 37.0
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