Reported Annual Crime In Dayton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime192n/a (estimate)2,5553,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a13.34.84.9
Rape3n/a39.944.638.6
Robbery4n/a53.2116.3101.9
Assault10n/a133.0246.6237.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)239412373
Burglary22n/a292.7557.2491.4
Theft130n/a1,729.62,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft22n/a292.7245.7220.2
Property crime174n/a (estimate)2,3152,8312,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Dayton, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in Dayton, 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 Dayton, TX is 21% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 11% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Dayton, TX has 42% lower than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 36% lower than the national average. In property crime, Dayton, TX is 18% lower than the average of Texas and is 7% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dayton is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7 daily crimes that occur in Dayton.
  • Dayton is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dayton has decreased by 25%.

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Daily Crime In Dayton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Dayton, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Dayton, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.27 times less than the Texas average and 1.12 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Dayton, TX are 1.72 times less than the Texas average and 1.56 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Dayton, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times less than the Texas average and 1.07 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Dayton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Dayton, 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 Dayton, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Dayton, TX is 50% safer than other cities of Texas and 44% 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, Dayton, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Dayton, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dayton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dayton is 1 in 418
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dayton is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton is 1 in 40
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Dayton, 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 Dayton, TX, you have a 1 in 418 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 44. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton, TX is 1 in 40.

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

The year over year crime rate for Dayton, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Dayton, 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 39% in Dayton, TX, while property crimes in Dayton, TX have decreased by 24%. Crimes in total for Dayton, TX have decreased by 25% year over year.

Dayton police department

ItemDaytonTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.43.03.3
There are a total of 25 Dayton police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.1% greater than the Texas average and 3.2% greater 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
Old River-Winfree, TX1,8441731,1881,361
Crosby, TX2,6191911,3111,501
Sheldon, TX1,5851981,3611,559
Ames, TX1,1952161,4821,697
Mont Belvieu, TX4,3431182,5112,628
Dayton, TX7,3502392,3152,555

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kenai, AK7,3486774,2194,896
Odessa, FL7,3483251,9782,303
Rockville, CT7,3482482,0622,310
Cotati, CA7,3474281,4461,874
St. Louis, MI7,347222611834
Dayton, TX7,3502392,3152,555
Source: The Dayton, 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.