Reported Annual Crime In Pleasanton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePleasanton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,760n/a (estimate)2,0842,9462,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePleasanton/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.3
Rape13n/a15.437.241.7
Robbery53n/a62.8143.298.0
Assault33n/a39.1264.2248.9
Violent crime99n/a (estimate)117449383
Burglary137n/a162.2446.9430.4
Theft1,406n/a1,665.11,623.91,694.4
Vehicle theft118n/a139.7425.9237.4
Property crime1,661n/a (estimate)1,9672,4972,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Pleasanton, CA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Pleasanton, CA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Pleasanton, CA averages 29% lower than the rest of California while the rate of crime on a national scale is 24% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Pleasanton, CA is 74% lower than the average rate of crime in California and 69% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 21% lower than the remainder of the state of California and 17% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Pleasanton, CA area.
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The Pleasanton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Pleasanton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Pleasanton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pleasanton is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.71 daily crimes that occur in Pleasanton.
  • Pleasanton is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pleasanton you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pleasanton has decreased by 4%.

Compare Pleasanton, CA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Pleasanton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Pleasanton, CA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for California as well as national figures. In Pleasanton, CA the total number of daily crimes is 1.41 times less than the California average and 1.32 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Pleasanton, CA are 3.83 times less than the California average and 3.27 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Pleasanton, CA has a daily crime rate that is 1.27 times less than the California average and 1.20 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Pleasanton (higher is better)

How safe is Pleasanton, CA compared to other cities in California and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Pleasanton, CA is safer than 77% of the cities in California and 60% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in California and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Pleasanton, CA. Overall, Pleasanton, CA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pleasanton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pleasanton is 1 in 853
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pleasanton is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pleasanton is 1 in 48
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Pleasanton, CA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Pleasanton, CA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 853. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 51 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Pleasanton, CA is 1 in 48.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Pleasanton, CA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Pleasanton, CA has increased by 8% and the rate of property crime in Pleasanton, CA has decreased by 5%. The total crime rate in Pleasanton, CA has decreased by 4% year to year.

Pleasanton police department

ItemPleasantonCaliforniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11251,506558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.63.3
There are a total of 112 Pleasanton police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.9% less than the California average and 52.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in California

StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
California68,119197222
There are a total of 68,119 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 197 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 11% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Castle Hill, CA1,20263350413
Norris Canyon, CA1,04663350413
Sunol, CA1,00463350413
Camino Tassajara, CA3,45686476561
Moraga, CA16,97734725759
Danville, CA43,75835783818
Byron, CA1,429152846999
Pleasanton, CA77,0461171,9672,084

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Joseph, MO76,9015736,7337,306
Chino Hills, CA77,266881,7141,802
Alameda, CA77,4093172,9433,260
Baldwin Park, CA76,5114541,8332,287
Bellflower, CA77,6874652,5493,015
Pleasanton, CA77,0461171,9672,084
Source: The Pleasanton, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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