Reported Annual Crime In Bridge City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridge City/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime132n/a (estimate)1,6593,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBridge City/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.65.35.3
Rape1n/a12.648.040.4
Robbery0n/a0.0119.6102.8
Assault14n/a175.9261.6248.5
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)201434386
Burglary26n/a326.7533.8468.9
Theft75n/a942.31,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft15n/a188.5247.8236.9
Property crime116n/a (estimate)1,4572,7602,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Bridge City, 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 Bridge City, 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 Bridge City, TX averages 48% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 42% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Bridge City, TX is 54% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 48% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 47% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 41% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Bridge City, TX area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Central Gardens, TX3,9341791,1391,319
Port Neches, TX12,7944001,3661,766
Mauriceville, TX3,2392591,6441,903
Nederland, TX17,1322612,3722,633
Groves, TX15,7985232,4682,991
Orange, TX19,1286462,7193,365
Vidor, TX10,9283283,3663,694
Bridge City, TX7,9642011,4571,658

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bridge City is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.54 daily crimes that occur in Bridge City.
  • Bridge City is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bridge City you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bridge City has increased by 32%.

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

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Bridge City, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Bridge City, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.93 times less than the Texas average and 1.71 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Bridge City, TX is 2.16 times less than the Texas average and 1.92 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Bridge City, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.89 times less than the Texas average and 1.68 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Bridge City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Bridge City, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bridge City, TX being safer than 62% of cities in Texas and 57% 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 Bridge City, TX. In conclusion, Bridge City, TX now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bridge City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bridge City is 1 in 498
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bridge City is 1 in 69
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bridge City is 1 in 61
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bridge City, 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 Bridge City, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 498. 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 69 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 Bridge City, TX is 1 in 61.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Bridge City, 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 Bridge City, TX has increased by 60% and the rate of property crime in Bridge City, TX has increased by 29%. The total crime rate in Bridge City, TX has increased by 32% year to year.

Bridge City police department

ItemBridge CityTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2246,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.03.3
There are a total of 22 Bridge City police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.8% less than the Texas average and 15.6% 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.

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Mahtomedi, MN7,9641069341,040
Waller, WA7,9652643,0533,316
Hudson, NH7,9611601,2241,384
Caldwell, NJ7,96776416492
Williamsburg, FL7,9683882,4232,811
Bridge City, TX7,9642011,4571,658
Source: The Bridge City, 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.