Cupertino, CA Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Cupertino, CA? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Santa Clara County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Cupertino area. Cupertino has a population of 60,572, which makes it the 143rd largest city in California, and an average income of $141,953. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Cupertino, CA

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 63 reported violent crimes and 935 reported property crimes in Cupertino. This compares to 166,883 reported violent crimes and 1,024,914 reported property crimes statewide in California. This makes Cupertino 382nd in the state of California when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Cupertino was agg. assault, with 28 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 583 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Cupertino Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 143rd
  • Violent Crimes: 199th (382nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 66th (238th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 180th (395th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 131st (271st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 204th (359th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 117th (213th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 204th (356th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 217th (385th per 100k)
  • Arson: 49th (168th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 593rd
  • Violent Crimes: 570th (3,779th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 183rd (1,295th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 458th (3,517th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 315th (1,447th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 936th (4,935th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 443rd (2,444th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 974th (5,305th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 457th (2,299th per 100k)
  • Arson: 111th (720th per 100k)

In Santa Clara County (2015)

  • Population: 7th
  • Violent Crimes: 10th (8th per 100k)
  • Rape: 9th (8th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 9th (7th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 8th (7th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 9th (11th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (5th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 9th (11th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 9th (11th per 100k)
  • Arson: 7th (7th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 60,572
  • Households: 20,422
  • Median Income: $141,953
  • Land Area: 11.311 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.001 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

Cupertino, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 4 8
Agg. Assault 17 28
Robbery 19 27
Burglary 263 293
Vehicle Thefts 47 59
Arson 14 7

Violent Crimes in Cupertino, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 8
Aggravated Assault 28
Robbery 27

Property Crimes in Cupertino, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 293
Larceny 583
Motor Vehicle Theft 59
Arson 7

Arson in Cupertino, CA

Year Arson
2006 14
2008 11
2009 14
2010 9
2011 5
2012 12
2013 15
2014 14
2015 7

Vehicle Thefts in Cupertino, CA

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 46
2008 45
2009 55
2010 37
2011 17
2012 53
2013 49
2014 47
2015 59

California Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

California Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 153709 166883
Murder 1699 1861
Rape 19925 22198
Agg. Assault 91803 99349
Robbery 48680 52862
Property Crimes 947192 1024914
Burglary 202670 197404
Larceny 592670 656517
Vehicle Thefts 151852 170993
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Cupertino and compared them to the rates for that same crime in California and nationwide.


Arson in the state of California

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

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