Reported Annual Crime In Pacific Grove

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePacific Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime335n/a (estimate)2,1222,8282,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePacific Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape9n/a57.039.242.6
Robbery2n/a12.7137.386.2
Assault12n/a76.0266.5246.8
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)146447381
Burglary44n/a278.7416.2376.0
Theft252n/a1,596.21,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft16n/a101.3392.4228.9
Property crime312n/a (estimate)1,9762,3802,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Pacific Grove, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Pacific Grove, CA, 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 Pacific Grove, CA is 25% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 18% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Pacific Grove, CA has 67% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 62% lower than the national average. In property crime, Pacific Grove, CA is 17% lower than the average of California and is 10% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pacific Grove is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.81 daily crimes that occur in Pacific Grove.
  • Pacific Grove is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pacific Grove you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pacific Grove has increased by 2%.

Compare Pacific Grove, CA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Pacific Grove (per 100,000 people)

      The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Pacific Grove, CA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of California. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Pacific Grove, CA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to California state wide, are 1.33 times less than the state average and 1.22 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Pacific Grove, CA on a daily bases are 3.07 times less than than California average and 2.61 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Pacific Grove, CA are 1.20 times less than the daily state average and 1.11 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Pacific Grove (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in California and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Pacific Grove, CA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Pacific Grove, CA has been ranked safer than 76% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Pacific Grove, CA is safer than 60% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all California and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Pacific Grove, CA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Pacific Grove, CA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pacific Grove

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pacific Grove is 1 in 687
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pacific Grove is 1 in 51
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pacific Grove is 1 in 48
      Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Pacific Grove, 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 Pacific Grove, CA, then there is a 1 in 687 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 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 48 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pacific Grove, CA.

      Year Over Year Crime In Pacific Grove (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Pacific Grove, CA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Pacific Grove, CA has increased by 156%, while the property crime rate in Pacific Grove, CA has decreased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Pacific Grove, CA has increased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Pacific Grove police department

      ItemPacific GroveCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.63.3
      There are a total of 27 Pacific Grove police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.6% less than the California average and 46.2% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Del Monte Forest, CA4,819116618734
      Carmel Valley Village, CA4,282116618734
      Elkhorn, CA1,091133709842
      Seaside, CA34,1202681,2971,565
      Marina, CA20,8162181,4081,626
      Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA3,8522812,4482,729
      Prunedale, CA19,6284622,4582,920
      Pacific Grove, CA15,5461461,9762,122

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Adelphi, MD15,5545712,4753,046
      Damascus, MD15,5543741,6201,994
      Susanville, CA15,5551,3121,8253,136
      Brunswick, ME15,5641351,7461,882
      La Marque, TX15,5674275,2845,711
      Pacific Grove, CA15,5461461,9762,122
      Source: The Pacific Grove, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.