Pittsburg, TX
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Pittsburg, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 34 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 30. 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 86% 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 4,651, 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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pittsburg occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Pittsburg; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 245. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pittsburg's rate for property crime is 29 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 34.

Pittsburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Pittsburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

137

156

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.09

29.46

33.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pittsburg 4.09
Texas 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 245

in Pittsburg

1 in 228

in Texas

Pittsburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,651
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 3 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.65 0.65 2.80

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pittsburg 29.46
Texas 25.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Pittsburg

1 in 39

in Texas

Pittsburg Property CRIMES

Population: 4,651
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 38 94 5
Rate per 1,000 8.17 20.21 1.08

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Pittsburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pittsburg 46
Texas 29

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