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Total crime 80%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 104%
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 peoplePleasant Hill/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,641n/a (estimate)4,6552,8282,580
Murder1n/a2.84.45.0
Rape3n/a8.539.242.6
Robbery32n/a90.8137.386.2
Assault21n/a59.6266.5246.8
Violent crime57n/a (estimate)162447381
Burglary134n/a380.1416.2376.0
Theft1,373n/a3,894.81,571.81,594.6
Vehicle theft77n/a218.4392.4228.9
Property crime1,584n/a (estimate)4,4932,3802,200

Key findings

  • Pleasant Hill crime rates are 80% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pleasant Hill are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Pleasant Hill you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pleasant Hill is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pleasant Hill has decreased by 10%

Pleasant Hill crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Pleasant Hill (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Pleasant Hill, per 100,000 residents. In Pleasant Hill, the total number of daily crimes is 1.65 times more than the California average and 1.80 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Pleasant Hill are 2.77 times less than the California average and 2.35 times less than the national average. For property crime, Pleasant Hill has a daily crime rate that is 1.89 times more than the California average and 2.04 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Pleasant Hill (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Pleasant Hill in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Pleasant Hill safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Pleasant Hill being safer than 32% of cities in California and 25% 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 Pleasant Hill. In conclusion, Pleasant Hill ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pleasant Hill

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pleasant Hill is 1 in 619
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pleasant Hill is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pleasant Hill is 1 in 22
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Pleasant Hill? If you reside in Pleasant Hill, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 619. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 23 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Pleasant Hill, is 1 in 22.

      Year Over Year Crime In Pleasant Hill (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pleasant Hill, California (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Pleasant Hill has decreased by 31%, the amount of property crime in Pleasant Hill has decreased by 9%, and the total amount of crime in Pleasant Hill has decreased by 10% year over year.

      Pleasant Hill police department

      ItemPleasant HillCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
      There are a total of 56 Pleasant Hill police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.4% less than the California average and 49.3% 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
      Acalanes Ridge, CA1,00063334397
      Shell Ridge, CA1,12363334397
      Norris Canyon, CA1,04663334397
      Castle Hill, CA1,20263334397
      Camino Tassajara, CA3,45685453538
      Reliez Valley, CA3,59585453538
      San Miguel, CA3,21485453538
      Pleasant Hill, CA34,3951624,4934,655

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Glendale Heights, IL34,395531,1671,220
      University CDP (Orange County), FL34,3795833,4554,038
      Gahanna, OH34,373871,6521,739
      Spring Hill, TN34,3641041,0781,182
      Cooper City, FL34,364981,1741,271
      Pleasant Hill, CA34,3951624,4934,655
      Source: The Pleasant Hill, 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.