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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 5%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePiedmont/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime241n/a (estimate)2,1312,7722,489
Murder0n/a0.04.35.0
Rape3n/a26.537.542.6
Robbery5n/a44.2132.481.6
Assault6n/a53.1267.1250.2
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)124441379
Burglary46n/a406.8386.1340.5
Theft162n/a1,432.71,586.31,549.5
Vehicle theft19n/a168.0358.8219.9
Property crime227n/a (estimate)2,0082,3312,110

Key findings

  • Piedmont crime rates are 14% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Piedmont are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Piedmont you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Piedmont is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Piedmont has increased by 13%

Piedmont crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Piedmont (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Piedmont, per 100,000 residents. In Piedmont, the total number of daily crimes is 1.30 times less than the California average and 1.17 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Piedmont are 3.56 times less than the California average and 3.06 times less than the national average. For property crime, Piedmont has a daily crime rate that is 1.16 times less than the California average and 1.05 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Piedmont (higher is better)

      How safe is Piedmont, California compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Piedmont is safer than 71% of the cities in California and 52% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Piedmont. Overall, Piedmont is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Piedmont

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Piedmont is 1 in 808
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Piedmont is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Piedmont is 1 in 47
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Piedmont, California you have a 1 in 808 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 50 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Piedmont.

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

      A good indicator of whether Piedmont is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Piedmont has decreased by 32%, while the property crime rate in Piedmont has increased by 18% year over year. The number of total crimes in Piedmont has increased by 13% year over year.

      Piedmont police department

      ItemPiedmontCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2751,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.63.3
      There are a total of 27 Piedmont police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.5% less than the California average and 23.9% 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
      Norris Canyon, CA1,04662327389
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12362327389
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00062327389
      Castle Hill, CA1,20262327389
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59584444528
      San Miguel, CA3,21484444528
      Danville, CA43,75851658709
      Piedmont, CA11,2011242,0082,131

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kalaoa, HI11,1982792,7703,049
      Elwood, NY11,197169645813
      Springdale, OH11,2052902,0322,321
      Tarboro, NC11,2064572,8933,350
      Lake Grove, NY11,2062449341,178
      Piedmont, CA11,2011242,0082,131
      Source: The Piedmont, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.