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Crime rate in Pismo Beach, California (CA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Pismo Beach, CA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Pismo Beach, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Pismo Beach, CA is 362 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 89.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Pismo Beach crime rate rose by 1% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Pismo Beach has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Pismo Beach, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Pismo Beach:

362.0
Grover Beach:

168.5
Arroyo Grande:

111.9
San Luis Obispo:

332.2
Guadalupe:

82.3
Santa Maria:

253.2
Morro Bay:

145.2
Atascadero:

163.1
Paso Robles:

171.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Pismo Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.5)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(35.2)
1
(11.8)
4
(47.8)
2
(23.5)
2
(23.3)
3
(34.7)
2
(25.8)
7
(89.8)
5
(63.9)
2
(25.3)
5
(62.5)
4
(48.4)
3
(36.2)
3
(36.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(58.6)
4
(47.1)
5
(59.7)
6
(70.5)
5
(58.3)
5
(57.9)
5
(64.6)
7
(89.8)
3
(38.3)
8
(101.1)
5
(62.5)
6
(72.6)
4
(48.2)
3
(36.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(293.1)
42
(494.4)
12
(143.4)
17
(199.9)
8
(93.3)
16
(185.2)
24
(309.9)
22
(282.1)
14
(178.9)
16
(202.3)
10
(125.0)
2
(24.2)
35
(422.1)
24
(288.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
90
(1,055)
109
(1,283)
54
(645.2)
64
(752.4)
75
(874.8)
75
(868.2)
84
(1,085)
79
(1,013)
146
(1,866)
162
(2,048)
142
(1,775)
80
(968.1)
88
(1,061)
129
(1,550)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
272
(3,189)
291
(3,426)
276
(3,298)
274
(3,221)
306
(3,569)
267
(3,091)
205
(2,647)
214
(2,744)
159
(2,032)
212
(2,680)
361
(4,514)
410
(4,961)
283
(3,413)
295
(3,544)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(199.3)
26
(306.1)
25
(298.7)
15
(176.3)
11
(128.3)
5
(57.9)
26
(335.7)
12
(153.9)
12
(153.4)
13
(164.3)
24
(300.1)
23
(278.3)
22
(265.3)
15
(180.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.3)
2
(25.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.0)
City-Data.com crime index321.7420.8309.7275.6269.1271.2310.7348.2322.6354.7422.6353.8359.9362.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Pismo Beach, California as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pismo Beach is 1,158 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Pismo Beach:

198.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Pismo Beach:

271.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Pismo Beach:

96.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Pismo Beach:

156.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Pismo Beach:

177.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Pismo Beach:

172.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Pismo Beach:

275.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Pismo Beach:

213.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Pismo Beach:

156.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Pismo Beach:

99.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Pismo Beach:

158.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Pismo Beach:

173.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Pismo Beach:

329.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Pismo Beach:

211.0
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Pismo Beach:

211.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Pismo Beach:

149.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Pismo Beach:

234.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Pismo Beach:

514.2
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Pismo Beach:

422.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Pismo Beach:

483.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Pismo Beach:

625.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Pismo Beach:

568.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Pismo Beach:

497.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Pismo Beach:

362.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Pismo Beach:

399.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Pismo Beach:

336.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Pismo Beach:

372.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Pismo Beach:

338.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Pismo Beach:

338.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Pismo Beach:

473.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Pismo Beach:

400.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Pismo Beach:

294.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Pismo Beach:

273.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Pismo Beach:

250.9
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 33 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 31 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 31 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 30 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 34 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 33 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 33 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 34 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 34 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 33 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 32 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 33 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 34 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 32 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 34 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Pismo Beach, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 93449.