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Crime & Safety in Mountain View : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Mar 8, 2012
Hassan Sabbagh answered:
Here they are:

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Thu Nov 4, 2010
Anna Salas answered:
The immediate area in The Crossings is very nice and convenient location with all the shopping stores like Safeway, the San Antonio Center and the 24 Hour Fitness Super Sport. The best judge on a neighborhoood is good is actually you. You can talk with people that live in the area or you can spend time in the area to jugde for yourself. I think that the crime rate in general, in Mountain View is pretty low. However, the best people to ask would be the police department, feel free to call them and get the data from them. They are very helpful and friendly. ... more
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Thu Nov 4, 2010
Grace Hanamoto answered:
Hi Thirty and thanks for your post.

I'm not certain where you obtained information that violent crime was higher in Mountain View than the county average unless, of course, the average is higher due to the smaller population of Mountain View. Mountain View has only 72,000 residents (as of 2009), compared with 140,000 in Sunnyvale and more than 1 million in San Jose.

Also, everything truly depends on what you classify as "violent crimes"? According the Mountain View's site, there were slightly more than 2000 incidents of FBI Class 1 crimes in the city, but "zero" homicides in Mountain View. The bulk of the crimes were larceny--theft.

For more information about crime in Mountain View, check out their police site at

Remember that all cities will have crime. Because Mountain View is an affluent town with a median average income well above the norm in California and its located near the freeway, it may have a bit more larceny and theft than other more secluded towns like Los Altos, which does not have major roads into the town.

Good luck and check with the City's website for more information!

Grace Morioka, SRES
Area Pro Realty
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Wed Feb 6, 2008
Robin Schultz answered:
Back in 1993, someone was murdered at the 7-11 there. It's been carrying the "not safe" stigma ever since.
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