Pittsburg, TX
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Pittsburg, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Pittsburg is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 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 Pittsburg is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Pittsburg is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Pittsburg has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 4,602, Pittsburg has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pittsburg does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Pittsburg.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg.

For Pittsburg, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Pittsburg is one in 121.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Pittsburg experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pittsburg's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg is one in 30.

Importantly, we found that Pittsburg has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Pittsburg is one in 256.

Pittsburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Pittsburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

38

151

189

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.26

32.81

41.07

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pittsburg 8.26
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 121

in Pittsburg

1 in 243

in Texas

Pittsburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,602
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 4 3 29
Rate per 1,000 0.43 0.87 0.65 6.30

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
Pittsburg 32.81
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Pittsburg

1 in 35

in Texas

Pittsburg Property CRIMES

Population: 4,602
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 48 85 18
Rate per 1,000 10.43 18.47 3.91

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

Pittsburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pittsburg 56
Texas 30

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