Pleasant Hill, IA
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The crime rate in Pleasant Hill is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Pleasant Hill is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Pleasant Hill is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Iowa, Pleasant Hill has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Pleasant Hill compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Pleasant Hill with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Pleasant Hill's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Pleasant Hill's violent crime rate is 2 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 Pleasant Hill is one in 621.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pleasant Hill's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill is one in 57.

Pleasant Hill Crime Data

 
Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Pleasant Hill Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

163

178

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.61

17.50

19.11

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pleasant Hill 1.61
Iowa 2.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 621

in Pleasant Hill

1 in 350

in Iowa
Pleasant Hill VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,314
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 3 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.11 0.32 1.18
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
Pleasant Hill 17.50
Iowa 20.47
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in Pleasant Hill

1 in 49

in Iowa
Pleasant Hill Property CRIMES
Population: 9,314
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 42 117 4
Rate per 1,000 4.51 12.56 0.43
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

Pleasant Hill Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pleasant Hill 19
Iowa 15

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