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Total crime 14%
Violent crime 82%
Property crime 0%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePleasant Hill/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime205n/a (estimate)2,0182,0022,346
Murder1n/a9.83.56.5
Rape0n/a0.040.738.4
Robbery2n/a19.729.873.9
Assault4n/a39.4229.4279.7
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)69304388
Burglary39n/a383.9371.1314.2
Theft131n/a1,289.61,130.11,398.0
Vehicle theft28n/a275.6197.1246.0
Property crime198n/a (estimate)1,9491,6981,958

Key findings

  • Pleasant Hill crime rates are 14% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pleasant Hill are 82% lower than the national average
  • In Pleasant Hill you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pleasant Hill is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pleasant Hill has increased by 61%

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 number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Pleasant Hill, Iowa is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Pleasant Hill are 1.01 times more than the Iowa average and 1.16 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Pleasant Hill are 4.40 times less than than Iowa and 5.63 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Pleasant Hill are 1.15 times more than than Iowa and 1.00 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Pleasant Hill (higher is better)

      Is Pleasant Hill safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Iowa as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Pleasant Hill to other cities in the state and across the country, Pleasant Hill is 60% safer than other cities of Iowa and 55% safer than other cities in the nation. Pleasant Hill has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      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 1452
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pleasant Hill is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pleasant Hill is 1 in 50
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Pleasant Hill, Iowa you have a 1 in 1452 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 52 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Pleasant Hill.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pleasant Hill, Iowa (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 59%, the amount of property crime in Pleasant Hill has increased by 80%, and the total amount of crime in Pleasant Hill has increased by 61% year over year.

      Pleasant Hill police department

      ItemPleasant HillIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)173,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
      There are a total of 17 Pleasant Hill police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.3% greater than the Iowa average and 41.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norwalk, IA9,94449106154
      Prairie City, IA1,97358173230
      Polk City, IA4,11558503561
      Saylorville, IA3,445108604712
      Pleasantville, IA1,762116645761
      Cumming, IA415123686809
      Mitchellville, IA2,271138770907
      Pleasant Hill, IA9,406691,9492,018

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Warren, PA9,4076631,4802,143
      Charter Oak, CA9,4014532,1922,644
      Dunn Loring, VA9,39773511584
      Linganore, MD9,3952861,1521,439
      Jeannette, PA9,395110559668
      Pleasant Hill, IA9,406691,9492,018
      Source: The Pleasant Hill, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.