Reported Annual Crime In Corpus Christi

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCorpus Christi/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime16,204n/a (estimate)5,0763,4252,962
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCorpus Christi/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder27n/a845
Rape280n/a884237
Robbery377n/a118116102
Assault1,410n/a442244233
Violent crime2,094n/a (estimate)656406366
Burglary2,316n/a726628543
Theft11,233n/a3,5192,1371,837
Vehicle theft561n/a176254216
Property crime14,110n/a (estimate)4,4203,0192,596
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Corpus Christi, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Corpus Christi, TX is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Corpus Christi, TX crime rates are 48% higher than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 71% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Corpus Christi, TX has a rate that is 62% higher than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 79% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Corpus Christi, TX is 46% higher than its state's mean, and 70% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Corpus Christi is 71% higher than than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.91 daily crimes that occur in Corpus Christi.
  • Corpus Christi is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Corpus Christi you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Corpus Christi has decreased by 3%.
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Compare Corpus Christi, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Corpus Christi (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Corpus Christi, TX per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national scale. In Corpus Christi, TX the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.48 times more than than the Texas average and 1.71 times more than than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Corpus Christi, TX is 1.62 times more than than the Texas average and 1.79 times more than than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Corpus Christi, TX has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.46 times more than than the Texas average and 1.70 times more than than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Corpus Christi (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Corpus Christi, 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 Corpus Christi, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Corpus Christi, TX is 6% 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, Corpus Christi, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Corpus Christi, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Corpus Christi

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Corpus Christi is 1 in 153
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Corpus Christi is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Corpus Christi is 1 in 20
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Corpus Christi, 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 Corpus Christi, TX, then there is a 1 in 153 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 23. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 20 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Corpus Christi, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In Corpus Christi (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Corpus Christi, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Corpus Christi, 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 increased by 6% in Corpus Christi, TX, while property crimes in Corpus Christi, TX have decreased by 5%. Crimes in total for Corpus Christi, TX have decreased by 3% year over year.

Corpus Christi police department

ItemCorpus ChristiTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)61946,020504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 619 Corpus Christi police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.1% less than the Texas average and 39.4% 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
Gregory, TX1,867205719924
Odem, TX2,5911551,2891,444
Taft Southwest, TX1,7901711,4191,589
Falman, TX371851,5351,720
Tierra Grande, TX1461921,5931,784
Corpus Christi, TX305,4276564,4205,076

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Riverside, CA306,1284333,0883,521
Pittsburgh, PA306,4307983,2134,011
Cincinnati, OH297,3149055,5626,468
Lexington-Fayette, KY296,7663343,8914,225
St. Louis, MO318,5271,6796,2537,931
Corpus Christi, TX305,4276564,4205,076
Source: The Corpus Christi, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2014. 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.