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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 4%
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 peoplePittsburg/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,101n/a (estimate)2,8602,8282,580
Murder3n/a4.14.45.0
Rape53n/a72.139.242.6
Robbery130n/a177.0137.386.2
Assault236n/a321.3266.5246.8
Violent crime422n/a (estimate)574447381
Burglary251n/a341.7416.2376.0
Theft1,010n/a1,374.91,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft418n/a569.0392.4228.9
Property crime1,679n/a (estimate)2,2862,3802,200

Key findings

  • Pittsburg crime rates are 11% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pittsburg are 51% higher than the national average
  • In Pittsburg you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pittsburg is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pittsburg has decreased by 2%

Pittsburg crime map

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The Pittsburg crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Pittsburg (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Pittsburg, California is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Pittsburg are 1.01 times more than the California average and 1.11 times more than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Pittsburg are 1.28 times more than than California and 1.51 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Pittsburg are 1.04 times less than than California and 1.04 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Pittsburg (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Pittsburg in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Pittsburg safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pittsburg being safer than 20% of cities in California and 16% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Pittsburg. In conclusion, Pittsburg ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pittsburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pittsburg is 1 in 175
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pittsburg is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pittsburg is 1 in 35
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Pittsburg, California? If you reside in Pittsburg, then there is a 1 in 175 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 44. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pittsburg.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Pittsburg is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Pittsburg has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 21% in Pittsburg, while property crimes in Pittsburg have decreased by 7%. Total crime has decreased by 2% year over year.

      Pittsburg police department

      ItemPittsburgCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8451,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.63.3
      There are a total of 84 Pittsburg police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.2% less than the California average and 60.2% 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
      Castle Hill, CA1,20263334397
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12363334397
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00063334397
      San Miguel, CA3,21485453538
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59585453538
      Moraga, CA16,97767526593
      Orinda, CA18,93645549594
      Pittsburg, CA67,9985742,2862,860

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      North Richland Hills, TX67,9941451,9402,085
      Dothan, AL68,0669784,0845,062
      Mount Vernon, NY68,2175101,4151,925
      Frederick, MD68,2293942,0612,455
      Redondo Beach, CA67,6642512,1342,385
      Pittsburg, CA67,9985742,2862,860
      Source: The Pittsburg, 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.