Pleasanton, TX
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With a crime rate of 67 per one thousand residents, Pleasanton has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 15. Within Texas, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Pleasanton.

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 9,829, Pleasanton has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton.

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.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 378. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

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 Pleasanton 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.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Pleasanton is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Pleasanton, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 16, which is a rate of 65 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Pleasanton 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 Pleasanton is one in 298.

Pleasanton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Pleasanton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

634

660

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.65

64.50

67.15

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pleasanton 2.65
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 378

in Pleasanton

1 in 243

in Texas
Pleasanton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,829
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 3 17
Rate per 1,000 0.10 0.51 0.31 1.73
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 64.50
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 16

in Pleasanton

1 in 35

in Texas
Pleasanton Property CRIMES
Population: 9,829
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 100 501 33
Rate per 1,000 10.17 50.97 3.36
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 84
Texas 30

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