Reported Annual Crime In Carthage

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarthage/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime349n/a (estimate)5,1073,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCarthage/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape2n/a29.344.638.6
Robbery3n/a43.9116.3101.9
Assault31n/a453.6246.6237.8
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)527412373
Burglary40n/a585.3557.2491.4
Theft263n/a3,848.42,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a146.3245.7220.2
Property crime313n/a (estimate)4,5802,8312,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Carthage, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in Carthage, TX, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Carthage, TX is 57% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 79% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Carthage, TX has 28% higher than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 41% higher than the national average. In property crime, Carthage, TX is 62% higher than the average of Texas and is 84% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carthage is 79% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.99 daily crimes that occur in Carthage.
  • Carthage is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Carthage you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Carthage has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Carthage (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Carthage, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Carthage, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.57 times more than the Texas average and 1.79 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Carthage, TX is 1.28 times more than the Texas average and 1.41 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Carthage, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.62 times more than the Texas average and 1.84 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Carthage (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Carthage, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Carthage, TX safer than 13% when compared to other Texas cities, and 15% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Carthage, TX. At this time, Carthage, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Carthage

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Carthage is 1 in 190
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Carthage is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Carthage is 1 in 20
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Carthage, TX? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Carthage, TX, you have a 1 in 190 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 22. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Carthage, TX is 1 in 20.

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

A good indicator of whether Carthage, TX is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Carthage, TX has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Carthage, TX has decreased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in Carthage, TX has decreased by 11% year over year.

Carthage police department

ItemCarthageTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2246,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.23.03.3
There are a total of 22 Carthage police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% greater than the Texas average and 3.2% 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
Tenaha, TX1,5152231,5331,756
Gary City, TX3944312,9643,396
Tatum, TX1,0223623,6183,980
Beckville, TX8945834,0064,589
Carthage, TX6,8355274,5805,107

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Miramar Beach, FL6,8351509151,065
Grandview Heights, OH6,836541,8551,909
Kaufman, TX6,8372132,1292,341
Morrow, GA6,8375748,9469,519
Marion, SC6,8331,1928,98710,179
Carthage, TX6,8355274,5805,107
Source: The Carthage, 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.