Reported Annual Crime In Belton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelton/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime631n/a (estimate)3,0063,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelton/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a9.55.35.3
Rape3n/a14.348.040.4
Robbery12n/a57.2119.6102.8
Assault23n/a109.6261.6248.5
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)191434386
Burglary103n/a490.8533.8468.9
Theft482n/a2,296.61,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft6n/a28.6247.8236.9
Property crime591n/a (estimate)2,8162,7602,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Belton, TX is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Belton, TX. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Belton, TX averages 6% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 6% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Belton, TX is 56% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 51% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 2% higher than the remainder of the state of Texas and 15% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Belton, TX area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Salado, TX1,6811401,2151,355
Little River-Academy, TX1,9401911,2121,402
Holland, TX1,0182111,3401,550
Troy, TX1,77101,9121,912
Morgan's Point Resort, TX4,2082841,8082,092
Nolanville, TX4,4293212,0412,362
Harker Heights, TX27,7572433,1893,432
Belton, TX19,2921912,8163,006

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Belton is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.24 daily crimes that occur in Belton.
  • Belton is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Belton you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Belton has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Belton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Belton, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Belton, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.06 times less than the Texas average and 1.06 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Belton, TX is 2.28 times less than the Texas average and 2.03 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Belton, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.02 times more than the Texas average and 1.15 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Belton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Belton, TX in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Belton, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Belton, TX is 47% safer than other cities of Texas and 43% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Texas cities and all around the United States, Belton, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Belton, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belton is 1 in 525
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belton is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Belton is 1 in 34
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Belton, TX? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Belton, TX, then there is a 1 in 525 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 36. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 34 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Belton, TX.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Belton, TX is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Belton, TX has increased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Belton, TX has decreased by 18% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Belton, TX has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Belton police department

ItemBeltonTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3846,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 38 Belton police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.6% less than the Texas average and 38% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Upper St. Clair, PA19,303129711840
Erie, CO19,30554610665
Altamont, OR19,2783563,9854,341
Sand Springs, OK19,2771353,3213,457
Elko, NV19,3084932,8813,374
Belton, TX19,2921912,8163,006
Source: The Belton, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.