Reported Annual Crime In Pleasant Hill

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePleasant Hill/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime178n/a (estimate)1,9252,3332,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePleasant Hill/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.34.9
Rape1n/a10.837.038.6
Robbery3n/a32.433.5101.9
Assault11n/a119.0213.2237.8
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)162286373
Burglary42n/a454.3476.7491.4
Theft117n/a1,265.41,431.61,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a43.3139.0220.2
Property crime163n/a (estimate)1,7632,0472,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Pleasant Hill, IA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Pleasant Hill, IA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Pleasant Hill, IA is 17% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Iowa, and when compared with the national average, is 33% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Pleasant Hill, IA has 43% lower than violent crime rate than Iowa average, while remaining 56% lower than the national average. In property crime, Pleasant Hill, IA is 14% lower than the average of Iowa and is 29% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pleasant Hill is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.27 daily crimes that occur in Pleasant Hill.
  • Pleasant Hill is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pleasant Hill you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pleasant Hill has increased by 68%.

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Daily Crime In Pleasant Hill (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Pleasant Hill, IA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Iowa and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Pleasant Hill, IA are 1.21 times less than the Iowa average and 1.49 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Pleasant Hill, IA are 1.76 times less than than Iowa and 2.30 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Pleasant Hill, IA are 1.16 times less than than Iowa and 1.41 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Pleasant Hill (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Pleasant Hill, IA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Pleasant Hill, IA to other cities in the state and across the country, Pleasant Hill, IA is 61% safer than other cities of Iowa and 59% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Iowa cities and all around the United States, Pleasant Hill, IA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Pleasant Hill, IA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pleasant Hill

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pleasant Hill is 1 in 617
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pleasant Hill is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pleasant Hill is 1 in 52
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Pleasant Hill, IA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Pleasant Hill, IA you have a 1 in 617 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Pleasant Hill, IA.

Year Over Year Crime In Pleasant Hill (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pleasant Hill, IA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Pleasant Hill, IA has increased by 49%, the amount of property crime in Pleasant Hill, IA has increased by 70%, and the total amount of crime in Pleasant Hill, IA has increased by 68% year to year.

Pleasant Hill police department

ItemPleasant HillIowaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)173,838556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 17 Pleasant Hill police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% greater than the Iowa average and 41.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Iowa

StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
Iowa5,765196222
There are a total of 5,765 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 196 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 12% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Saylorville, IA2,94464460524
Polk City, IA3,77076543619
Pleasantville, IA1,953112802914
Cumming, IA383116827943
Clive, IA16,246117835952
Pleasant Hill, IA9,0111621,7631,925

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clinton, MO9,0144325,3345,766
North Logan, UT9,0071892,3902,579
Toppenish, WA9,0074224,7445,166
Shiprock, NM9,0048604,8475,707
Newark, NY9,0195082,1442,652
Pleasant Hill, IA9,0111621,7631,925
Source: The Pleasant Hill, IA 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.