Reported Annual Crime In Abilene

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbilene/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,967n/a (estimate)4,9003,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAbilene/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder7n/a5.74.84.9
Rape84n/a69.044.638.6
Robbery128n/a105.1116.3101.9
Assault394n/a323.6246.6237.8
Violent crime613n/a (estimate)503412373
Burglary1,168n/a959.2557.2491.4
Theft3,798n/a3,119.12,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft388n/a318.6245.7220.2
Property crime5,354n/a (estimate)4,3972,8312,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Abilene, TX. All reported Abilene, TX crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Abilene, TX overall crime rate is 51% higher than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 71% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Abilene, TX, the rate is 22% higher than compared to the Texas average, and 35% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Abilene, TX comes in at 55% higher than to the average seen in Texas, and 77% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Abilene is 71% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.43 daily crimes that occur in Abilene.
  • Abilene is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Abilene you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Abilene has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Abilene (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Abilene, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Abilene, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.51 times more than the Texas average and 1.71 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Abilene, TX is 1.22 times more than the Texas average and 1.35 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Abilene, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.55 times more than the Texas average and 1.77 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Abilene (higher is better)

How safe is Abilene, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Abilene, TX is safer than 15% of the cities in Texas and 16% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Abilene, TX. Overall, Abilene, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Abilene

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Abilene is 1 in 199
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Abilene is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Abilene is 1 in 21
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Abilene, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Abilene, TX you have a 1 in 199 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Abilene, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In Abilene (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Abilene, TX is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Abilene, TX has increased by 6%, the amount of property crime in Abilene, TX has decreased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Abilene, TX has not changed year to year.

Abilene police department

ItemAbileneTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)24246,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

Sex offenders in Texas

StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
Texas79,674370222
There are a total of 79,674 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 370 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Potosi, TX3,3351329081,041
Hawley, TX78001,1571,157
Clyde, TX3,7231591,9372,096
Tye, TX1,1672392,8733,113
Buffalo Gap, TX3795453,7474,292
Abilene, TX120,7765034,3974,900

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Evansville, IN120,2205885,1175,705
Surprise, AZ121,6481311,6981,828
Victorville, CA119,6036303,2503,880
Santa Clara, CA119,5251262,8973,023
Midland, TX119,4093162,5492,865
Abilene, TX120,7765034,3974,900
Source: The Abilene, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.