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Crime Report for Pittsburg,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Pittsburg, is 1.8 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Pittsburg Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Pittsburg, has a violent crime rate of 323 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 511 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Pittsburg 323
CA 511
National 676

Pittsburg, is in the 48% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 65% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 48% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Pittsburg, or said another way, 52% of cities in have crime rates higher than Pittsburg.


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Crime Pittsburg CA Nation
Violent Crime Total 322.7 511.0 676
Murder / NNH 4.7 5.7 6.5
Forcible Rape 4.7 24.1 31.1
Robbery Rate 205.6 205.6 197.4
Aggravated Assault 107.6 275.7 315
Property Crime Total 3723.1 3010.5 3726.9
Burglary 694.3 638.9 812.3
Larceny Theft 2114.6 1832.5 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 914.2 540.1 382.3
Arson 12.7 27.8 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Pittsburg, has a property crime rate of 3723.1 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3010.5 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Pittsburg 3723.1
CA 3010.5
National 3727



Pittsburg Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 81
National Percentile Rank - 74