Reported Annual Crime In Pacific Grove

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePacific Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime340n/a (estimate)2,1632,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePacific Grove/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape8n/a50.937.241.7
Robbery0n/a0.0143.298.0
Assault8n/a50.9264.2248.9
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)102449383
Burglary55n/a350.0446.9430.4
Theft249n/a1,584.41,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft20n/a127.3425.9237.4
Property crime324n/a (estimate)2,0622,4972,362
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 27% lower than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 21% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Pacific Grove, CA has 77% lower than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 73% lower than the national average. In property crime, Pacific Grove, CA is 17% lower than the average of California and is 13% lower than the national average.

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The Pacific Grove crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Pacific Grove as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Pacific Grove crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pacific Grove is 21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.93 daily crimes that occur in Pacific Grove.
  • Pacific Grove is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pacific Grove you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pacific Grove has increased by 15%.

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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 1.36 times less than the state average and 1.27 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Pacific Grove, CA on a daily bases are 4.41 times less than than California average and 3.76 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Pacific Grove, CA are 1.21 times less than the daily state average and 1.15 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 82% of other cities in the state of California. In addition, Pacific Grove, CA is safer than 67% 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 983
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pacific Grove is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pacific Grove is 1 in 47
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 983 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 49. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 47 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 132%, while the property crime rate in Pacific Grove, CA has increased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Pacific Grove, CA has increased by 15% 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
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
Del Monte Forest, CA4,819117649765
Carmel Valley Village, CA4,282117649765
Elkhorn, CA1,091134744877
Seaside, CA34,1202671,4861,753
Marina, CA20,8162451,8382,084
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA3,8521532,8332,986
Prunedale, CA19,6284642,5793,043
Pacific Grove, CA15,5461022,0622,163

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Damascus, MD15,5543991,7712,170
Adelphi, MD15,5546092,7053,314
Susanville, CA15,5551,4502,1783,628
Brunswick, ME15,5641401,5161,656
La Marque, TX15,5675364,4775,013
Pacific Grove, CA15,5461022,0622,163
Source: The Pacific Grove, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.