Reported Annual Crime In Pacifica

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePacifica/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime771n/a (estimate)1,9503,0452,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePacifica/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape18n/a45.532.738.6
Robbery17n/a43.0135.0101.9
Assault33n/a83.5253.8237.8
Violent crime68n/a (estimate)172426373
Burglary138n/a349.1504.3491.4
Theft492n/a1,244.61,677.11,775.4
Vehicle theft73n/a184.7436.8220.2
Property crime703n/a (estimate)1,7782,6182,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Pacifica, CA. All reported Pacifica, CA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Pacifica, CA overall crime rate is 36% lower than in comparison to the California average; and is also 32% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Pacifica, CA, the rate is 60% lower than compared to the California average, and 54% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Pacifica, CA comes in at 32% lower than to the average seen in California, and 28% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pacifica is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.34 daily crimes that occur in Pacifica.
  • Pacifica is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pacifica you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pacifica has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Pacifica (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Pacifica, CA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for California as well as national figures. In Pacifica, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.56 times less than the California average and 1.47 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Pacifica, CA are 2.48 times less than the California average and 2.17 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Pacifica, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.47 times less than the California average and 1.40 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Pacifica (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Pacifica, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pacifica, CA being safer than 73% of cities in California and 58% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Pacifica, CA. In conclusion, Pacifica, CA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pacifica

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pacifica is 1 in 582
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pacifica is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pacifica is 1 in 52
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Pacifica, CA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Pacifica, CA, you have a 1 in 582 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 57. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Pacifica, CA is 1 in 52.

Year Over Year Crime In Pacifica (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Pacifica, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Pacifica, CA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 26% in Pacifica, CA, while property crimes in Pacifica, CA have increased by 8%. Crimes in total for Pacifica, CA have increased by 4% year over year.

Pacifica police department

ItemPacificaCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3751,506556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.03.63.3
There are a total of 37 Pacifica police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 73.1% less than the California average and 70.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Montara, CA2,88067411477
West Menlo Park, CA3,74381499580
Moss Beach, CA3,43585522607
Emerald Lake Hills, CA4,519111680791
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA4,298111680791
Pacifica, CA38,2831721,7781,950

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hallandale Beach, FL38,2705143,8264,339
Hanover Park, IL38,302119668788
Ocoee, FL38,3403182,8943,212
Severna Park, MD38,1772411,2211,462
Hurst, TX38,1402644,2854,548
Pacifica, CA38,2831721,7781,950
Source: The Pacifica, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.