Pacific Grove has a population of 15,716. During the past three years, Pacific Grove saw 962 arrests. For 2017, the Pacific Grove's arrest rate totaled 216.34 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 31.66% makes Pacific Grove lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 16 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Pacific Grove also totaled 324 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Gonzales and Greenfield, Pacific Grove is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Pacific Grove had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Pacific Grove averaged 16 violent crimes and 324 non-violent crimes.
The city of Pacific Grove experienced 216 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 32 was for legacy rape and 8 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 38, and the aggravated assault total was 135.