Reported Annual Crime In Brenham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrenham/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime437n/a (estimate)2,6593,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrenham/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape11n/a66.944.638.6
Robbery11n/a66.9116.3101.9
Assault24n/a146.0246.6237.8
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)280412373
Burglary78n/a474.6557.2491.4
Theft291n/a1,770.52,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft22n/a133.9245.7220.2
Property crime391n/a (estimate)2,3792,8312,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Brenham, 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 Brenham, 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 Brenham, TX averages 18% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 7% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Brenham, TX is 32% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 25% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 16% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 4% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Brenham, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brenham is 7% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.28 daily crimes that occur in Brenham.
  • Brenham is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brenham you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brenham has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Brenham (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Brenham, TX on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Texas. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Brenham, TX (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Texas state wide, are 1.22 times less than the state average and 1.08 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Brenham, TX on a daily bases are 1.47 times less than than Texas average and 1.33 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Brenham, TX are 1.19 times less than the daily state average and 1.05 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Brenham (higher is better)

How safe is Brenham, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Brenham, TX is safer than 45% of the cities in Texas and 40% 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 Brenham, TX. Overall, Brenham, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brenham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brenham is 1 in 358
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brenham is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brenham is 1 in 38
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Brenham, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Brenham, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 358. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 43 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Brenham, TX is 1 in 38.

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

The year over year crime rate for Brenham, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Brenham, TX has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 14% in Brenham, TX, while property crimes in Brenham, TX have decreased by 21%. Crimes in total for Brenham, TX have decreased by 20% year over year.

Brenham police department

ItemBrenhamTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3846,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.03.3
There are a total of 38 Brenham police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.9% less than the Texas average and 27.2% 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
Bellville, TX4,1422601,4641,724
Burton, TX4733422,3492,691
Industry, TX2544643,1903,655
Somerville, TX1,43004,1034,103
Brenham, TX16,0292802,3792,659

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Talladega, AL16,0347626,2917,054
Hope Mills, NC16,0244745,7096,182
Coos Bay, OR16,0225856,2476,832
Sunnyside, WA16,0381542,4942,648
Walnut Park, CA16,0396063,7224,327
Brenham, TX16,0292802,3792,659
Source: The Brenham, 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.