Reported Annual Crime In Baytown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaytown/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3,398n/a (estimate)4,4563,4252,962
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBaytown/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a745
Rape32n/a424237
Robbery84n/a110116102
Assault120n/a157244233
Violent crime241n/a (estimate)316406366
Burglary638n/a837628543
Theft2,091n/a2,7422,1371,837
Vehicle theft428n/a561254216
Property crime3,157n/a (estimate)4,1403,0192,596
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Baytown, TX. The total number of reported crimes in Baytown, TX is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Baytown, TX crime rate is 30% higher than the Texas average and is 50% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Baytown, TX has a violent crime rate that is 22% lower than the Texas average and 14% lower than the national average. For property crime, Baytown, TX is 37% higher than the Texas average and 59% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Baytown is 50% higher than than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.21 daily crimes that occur in Baytown.
  • Baytown is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Baytown you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Baytown has decreased by 17%.
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Compare Baytown, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Baytown (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Baytown, 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 Baytown, TX are 1.30 times more than than the Texas average and 1.50 times more than than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Baytown, TX are 1.28 times less than than Texas and 1.16 times less than than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Baytown, TX are 1.37 times more than than Texas and 1.59 times more than than the national average.

How Safe is Baytown (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Baytown, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Baytown, TX being safer than 28% of cities in Texas and 23% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Baytown, TX. In conclusion, Baytown, TX now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Baytown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Baytown is 1 in 317
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Baytown is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Baytown is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Baytown, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Baytown, TX you have a 1 in 317 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 Baytown, TX.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Baytown, 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 Baytown, TX has decreased by 18%, the amount of property crime in Baytown, TX has decreased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Baytown, TX has decreased by 17% year to year.

Baytown police department

ItemBaytownTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)19346,020504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.03.3
There are a total of 193 Baytown police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.7% less than the Texas average and 20.6% 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
Clear Lake Shores, TX1,22944365409
Beach City, TX2,59349408457
El Lago, TX2,74157477534
Taylor Lake Village, TX3,56860496555
Shoreacres, TX1,53772597669
Baytown, TX71,7903164,1404,456

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gastonia, NC71,8656585,0135,670
Folsom, CA71,6751081,7801,887
Lake Charles, LA72,2046804,3204,999
Southfield, MI72,2803142,9323,246
Rochester Hills, MI71,2511351,0981,232
Baytown, TX71,7903164,1404,456
Source: The Baytown, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.