Pleasanton, CA
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The crime rate in Pleasanton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Pleasanton is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, Pleasanton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to California, Pleasanton has a crime rate that is higher than 54% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Pleasanton has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Pleasanton is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pleasanton does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Pleasanton.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Pleasanton's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Pleasanton is one in 855.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pleasanton's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Pleasanton a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Pleasanton is one in 45.

Pleasanton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Pleasanton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

93

1,748

1,841

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.17

21.98

23.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pleasanton 1.17
California 4.26
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 855

in Pleasanton

1 in 235

in California
Pleasanton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 79,510
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 45 35
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.16 0.57 0.44
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pleasanton 21.98
California 26.18
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 45

in Pleasanton

1 in 38

in California
Pleasanton Property CRIMES
Population: 79,510
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 233 1,330 185
Rate per 1,000 2.93 16.73 2.33
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Pleasanton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pleasanton 76
California 90