Pittsburg, CA Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Pittsburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePittsburg/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,207n/a (estimate)3,3243,0603,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePittsburg/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a655
Rape2n/a32525
Robbery111n/a167140109
Assault68n/a102232229
Violent crime185n/a (estimate)279402368
Burglary567n/a854605610
Theft826n/a1,2441,6221,899
Vehicle theft629n/a947431221
Property crime2,022n/a (estimate)3,0462,6582,731

The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Pittsburg, CA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Pittsburg, CA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Pittsburg, CA crime rates are 8% higher than in comparison to the California mean and are 7% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Pittsburg, CA has a rate that is 30% lower than the California average; compared to the United States, it is 24% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Pittsburg, CA is 14% higher than its state's mean, and 11% higher than the country's average.

The overall crime rate in Pittsburg is 7% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 9.11 daily crimes that occur in Pittsburg.
Pittsburg is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
In Pittsburg you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Pittsburg has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Pittsburg (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Pittsburg, CA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for California and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Pittsburg, CA are 1.09 times more than than the California average and 1.07 times more than than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Pittsburg, CA are 1.44 times less than than California and 1.32 times less than than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Pittsburg, CA are 1.15 times more than than California and 1.12 times more than than the national average.

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How Safe is Pittsburg (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Pittsburg, CA area in comparison to other California communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pittsburg, CA being safer than 41% of cities in California and 33% 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 Pittsburg, CA. In conclusion, Pittsburg, CA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pittsburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pittsburg is 1 in 359
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pittsburg is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pittsburg is 1 in 31

Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Pittsburg, CA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Pittsburg, CA, then there is a 1 in 359 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 33. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 31 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pittsburg, CA.

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

The year over year crime rate for Pittsburg, CA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Pittsburg, 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 increased by 19% in Pittsburg, CA, while property crimes in Pittsburg, CA have decreased by 6%. Crimes in total for Pittsburg, CA have decreased by 4% year over year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Castle Hill, CA1,21860602662
Diablo, CA1,21160602662
Acalanes Ridge, CA1,28160602662
Reliez Valley, CA3,33781817898
Clayton, CA11,02017883900
Pittsburg, CA63,6122793,0463,324

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Richland Hills, TX63,6052382,4842,722
Janesville, WI63,5862613,0553,316
South San Francisco, CA63,7421781,7961,974
Fort Myers, FL63,4271,1253,4104,535
Laguna Niguel, CA63,342889621,049
Pittsburg, CA63,6122793,0463,324

Pittsburg police department

ItemPittsburgCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8451,506504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3

There are a total of 84 Pittsburg police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.2% less than the California average and 60.4% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.