Reported Annual Crime In Big Spring

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBig Spring/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,560n/a (estimate)5,4213,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBig Spring/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.54.84.9
Rape10n/a34.844.638.6
Robbery30n/a104.3116.3101.9
Assault190n/a660.3246.6237.8
Violent crime231n/a (estimate)803412373
Burglary279n/a969.6557.2491.4
Theft969n/a3,367.52,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft81n/a281.5245.7220.2
Property crime1,329n/a (estimate)4,6192,8312,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Big Spring, TX. All reported Big Spring, 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 Big Spring, TX overall crime rate is 67% higher than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 90% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Big Spring, TX, the rate is 95% higher than compared to the Texas average, and 115% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Big Spring, TX comes in at 63% higher than to the average seen in Texas, and 86% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Big Spring is 90% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.85 daily crimes that occur in Big Spring.
  • Big Spring is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Big Spring you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Big Spring has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Big Spring (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Big Spring, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Big Spring, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times more than the Texas average and 1.90 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Big Spring, TX are 1.95 times more than the Texas average and 2.15 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Big Spring, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.63 times more than the Texas average and 1.86 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Big Spring (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Big Spring, 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 Big Spring, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Big Spring, TX is 5% safer than other cities of Texas and 7% 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, Big Spring, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Big Spring, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Big Spring

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Big Spring is 1 in 125
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Big Spring is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Big Spring is 1 in 19
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Big Spring, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Big Spring, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 125. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 22 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Big Spring, TX is 1 in 19.

Year Over Year Crime In Big Spring (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Big Spring, TX is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Big Spring, TX has increased by 5% and the rate of property crime in Big Spring, TX has decreased by 2%. The total crime rate in Big Spring, TX has decreased by 1% year to year.

Big Spring police department

ItemBig SpringTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4946,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
There are a total of 49 Big Spring police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.3% less than the Texas average and 46% 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
Coahoma, TX7485043,4613,965
Sand Springs, TX9215303,6424,172
Forsan, TX2326274,3064,933
Big Spring, TX27,7688034,6195,421

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Holbrook, NY27,7653261,3771,703
Mason City, IA27,7751503,3033,453
Harker Heights, TX27,7572732,7583,031
Southlake, TX27,755341,1881,221
Marshalltown, IA27,7497463,4504,196
Big Spring, TX27,7688034,6195,421
Source: The Big Spring, 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.