Los Altos Ranks No. 7 'Safest' City in California!

City of Los Altos. Credit: Movoto Real Estate Blog
City of Los Altos. Credit: Movoto Real Estate Blog

Sleep well, Los Altos!

With a reported total of just 20 violent crimes per 100,000 people in 2012, the City of Los Altos ranks in seventh place for the "10 Safest Places In California," according to Movoto Real Estate.

Overall, the researchers looked at the most recent FBI crime statistics from 365 locations with populations over 10,000, and Los Altos came in low in these categories: 

  • Murders
  • Violent crimes
  • Property crimes
  • Total crimes.
On the top 10 list, there are actually five towns or cities from the Bay area, with Hillsborough in first place and Danville at No. 10.

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According to the  Movoto Blog, here are the 10 safest places in California:

1. Town of Hillsborough
2. City of Saratoga
3. City of Laguna Woods
4. City of Imperial
5. Town of Moraga
6. City of Rancho Santa Margarita
7. City of Los Altos
8. City of Sierra Madre
9. City of Palos Verdes Estates
10. Town of Danville


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