Reported Annual Crime In Bay City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBay City/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime773n/a (estimate)4,4673,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBay City/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.84.84.9
Rape8n/a46.244.638.6
Robbery15n/a86.7116.3101.9
Assault35n/a202.3246.6237.8
Violent crime59n/a (estimate)341412373
Burglary189n/a1,092.2557.2491.4
Theft520n/a3,004.92,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a28.9245.7220.2
Property crime714n/a (estimate)4,1262,8312,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bay City, TX is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 38% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 56% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bay City, TX shows a crime rate that is 17% lower than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 8% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bay City, TX is shown to be 46% higher than the Texas average and 66% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bay City is 56% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.24 daily crimes that occur in Bay City.
  • Bay City is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bay City you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bay City has not changed.

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Daily Crime In Bay City (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Bay City, TX is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Texas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Bay City, TX are 1.38 times more than the Texas average and 1.56 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Bay City, TX are 1.21 times less than than Texas and 1.09 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Bay City, TX are 1.46 times more than than Texas and 1.66 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Bay City (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Bay City, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Bay City, TX ranks safer than 25% of every city located within Texas along with 24% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Bay City, TX. As a result, Bay City, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bay City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bay City is 1 in 294
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bay City is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bay City is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Bay City, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bay City, TX you have a 1 in 294 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bay City, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In Bay City (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Bay City, TX is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Bay City, TX has increased by 8%, while the property crime rate in Bay City, TX has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Bay City, TX has not changed year over year.

Bay City police department

ItemBay CityTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5346,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.03.3
There are a total of 53 Bay City police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.7% less than the Texas average and 9.5% less than the National average.

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
Van Vleck, TX2,1681921,3201,512
Markham, TX1,2421951,3431,538
Bay City, TX17,4993414,1264,467

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Springboro, OH17,49955698753
Clarksdale, MS17,4973763,8564,232
Live Oak, CA17,4943342,0512,384
Martinsburg, WV17,5085095,2915,800
Lindenwold, NJ17,5126922,9413,633
Bay City, TX17,4993414,1264,467
Source: The Bay City, 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.