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


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

Crime rate in Pittsburg, CA

The 2018 crime rate in Pittsburg, CA is 308 (City-Data.com crime index), which is comparable to the U.S. average. It was higher than in 84.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Pittsburg crime rate rose by 2% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 3 - a decrease of 4 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Pittsburg has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Pittsburg, CA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Pittsburg:

307.7
Antioch:

322.6
Clayton:

54.7
Concord:

267.5
Oakley:

90.3
Pleasant Hill:

251.5
Walnut Creek:

191.4
Brentwood:

160.2
Martinez:

132.2
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Pittsburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(7.9)
8
(12.7)
8
(12.5)
3
(4.7)
8
(12.3)
6
(9.1)
3
(4.7)
3
(4.6)
4
(6.0)
4
(5.9)
5
(7.2)
7
(9.9)
7
(9.7)
3
(4.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(11.1)
8
(12.7)
7
(11.0)
3
(4.7)
3
(4.6)
4
(6.1)
7
(10.9)
6
(9.2)
2
(3.0)
3
(4.4)
23
(33.2)
42
(59.4)
34
(47.3)
53
(72.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
114
(180.9)
130
(206.0)
159
(248.8)
130
(205.6)
94
(144.6)
83
(125.9)
76
(118.7)
83
(127.9)
111
(167.2)
96
(142.2)
127
(183.2)
116
(164.2)
121
(168.2)
130
(177.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
122
(193.6)
72
(114.1)
76
(118.9)
68
(107.5)
46
(70.8)
61
(92.5)
59
(92.2)
60
(92.5)
68
(102.4)
72
(106.7)
70
(101.0)
113
(159.9)
179
(248.8)
236
(321.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
458
(726.8)
468
(741.6)
456
(713.5)
439
(694.3)
493
(758.6)
501
(759.9)
554
(865.5)
741
(1,142)
567
(854.1)
570
(844.3)
461
(664.8)
339
(479.7)
299
(415.6)
251
(341.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,516
(2,406)
1,494
(2,367)
1,250
(1,956)
1,337
(2,115)
1,082
(1,665)
1,046
(1,587)
915
(1,430)
824
(1,270)
826
(1,244)
1,072
(1,588)
1,152
(1,661)
961
(1,360)
876
(1,218)
1,010
(1,375)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
630
(999.7)
661
(1,047)
696
(1,089)
578
(914.2)
522
(803.2)
508
(770.5)
436
(681.2)
542
(835.3)
629
(947.5)
720
(1,067)
803
(1,158)
675
(955.2)
591
(821.5)
418
(569.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(7.9)
7
(11.1)
4
(6.3)
8
(12.7)
5
(7.7)
2
(3.0)
2
(3.1)
4
(6.2)
5
(7.5)
18
(26.7)
12
(17.3)
26
(36.8)
28
(38.9)
20
(27.2)
City-Data.com crime index344.8350.5347.5302.8269.8257.6244.4271.1270.5287.3321.7313.0301.0307.7

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.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 115 registered sex offenders living in Pittsburg, California as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pittsburg is 606 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Pittsburg:

329.4
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Pittsburg:

275.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Pittsburg:

241.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Pittsburg:

189.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Pittsburg:

140.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Pittsburg:

149.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Pittsburg:

128.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Pittsburg:

125.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Pittsburg:

133.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Pittsburg:

136.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Pittsburg:

170.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Pittsburg:

219.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Pittsburg:

198.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Pittsburg:

214.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Pittsburg:

237.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Pittsburg:

203.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Pittsburg:

195.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Pittsburg:

222.4
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Pittsburg:

267.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Pittsburg:

307.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Pittsburg:

389.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Pittsburg:

408.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Pittsburg:

375.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Pittsburg:

417.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Pittsburg:

346.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Pittsburg:

346.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Pittsburg:

355.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Pittsburg:

381.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Pittsburg:

403.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Pittsburg:

423.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Pittsburg:

415.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Pittsburg:

353.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Pittsburg:

381.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Pittsburg:

421.2
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: 100 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
California average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 98 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 96 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 96 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 91 (73 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
California average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 87 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 84 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
California average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 93 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.11
California average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 94 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
California average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 98 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
California average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 103 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
California average:

2.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 95 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 99 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
California average:

2.38

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 98 (70 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
California average:

2.34

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 97 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 98 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
California average:

2.42

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Pittsburg, CA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 94565.