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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 52%
Property crime 23%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePiedmont/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime216n/a (estimate)1,8822,8282,580
Murder0n/a0.04.45.0
Rape1n/a8.739.242.6
Robbery10n/a87.1137.386.2
Assault10n/a87.1266.5246.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)183447381
Burglary47n/a409.5416.2376.0
Theft124n/a1,080.31,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft24n/a209.1392.4228.9
Property crime195n/a (estimate)1,6992,3802,200

Key findings

  • Piedmont crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Piedmont are 52% lower than the national average
  • In Piedmont you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Piedmont is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Piedmont has increased by 15%

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 1.50 times less than the California average and 1.37 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Piedmont are 2.45 times less than the California average and 2.08 times less than the national average. For property crime, Piedmont has a daily crime rate that is 1.40 times less than the California average and 1.29 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 73% of the cities in California and 54% 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 547
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Piedmont is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Piedmont is 1 in 54
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Piedmont, California you have a 1 in 547 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 59 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 54 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 increased by 50%, while the property crime rate in Piedmont has increased by 12% year over year. The number of total crimes in Piedmont has increased by 15% 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
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12363334397
      Castle Hill, CA1,20263334397
      Norris Canyon, CA1,04663334397
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00063334397
      Belvedere, CA2,0170515515
      San Miguel, CA3,21485453538
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59585453538
      Piedmont, CA11,2011831,6991,882

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kalaoa, HI11,1982432,7983,041
      Springdale, OH11,2052772,1512,428
      Elwood, NY11,197164676841
      Tarboro, NC11,2064643,0613,525
      Lake Grove, NY11,2062389791,217
      Piedmont, CA11,2011831,6991,882
      Source: The Piedmont, 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.