Pleasant Hill, IA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
363
Total Crimes
3,663.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
47.90%
Above National Average
115 out of 125
In Iowa
8,483 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Pleasant Hill, IA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Pleasant Hill is 3,663.0 per 100,000 people. That's 47.90% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 83.13% higher than the Iowa total crime rate of 2,000.2 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Pleasant Hill SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8.5

How Does Pleasant Hill Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Pleasant Hill
/ 100k People
Iowa
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 363 3,663.0 2,000.2 2,476.7
Murder 2 20.2 1.9 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 27.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 19 191.7 200.4 250.2
Violent Crime 24 242.2 266.6 366.7
Burglary 82 827.4 371.1 340.5
Larceny 219 2,209.9 1,199.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 38 383.5 163.0 219.9
Property Crime 339 3,420.8 1,733.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Pleasant Hill

24
Violent Crimes
242.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-33.96%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 412.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Pleasant Hill each year. That compares to a 1 in 375.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Pleasant Hill is 242.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.96% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -9.14% lower than the Iowa violent crime rate of 266.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Pleasant Hill

339
Property Crimes
3,420.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
62.13%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 29.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Pleasant Hill each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Pleasant Hill is 3,420.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 62.13% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 97.31% higher than the Iowa property crime rate of 1,733.7 per 100,000 people.

Pleasant Hill Crime Compared To Iowa Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Iowa.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Pleasant Hill

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Des Moines, IA 218,384 10,488 4,802.5 4,090.5 712.0
Ankeny, IA 61,090 961 1,573.1 1,360.3 212.8
Urbandale, IA 44,541 483 1,084.4 1,021.5 62.9
Waukee, IA 24,255 199 820.4 758.6 61.8
Johnston, IA 22,708 301 1,325.5 1,197.8 127.7
Altoona, IA 18,556 569 3,066.4 2,937.1 129.3
Clive, IA 17,305 128 739.7 699.2 40.5
Indianola, IA 16,235 431 2,654.8 1,946.4 708.3
Norwalk, IA 11,871 93 783.4 749.7 33.7
Windsor Heights, IA 4,896 278 5,678.1 5,412.6 265.5
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