Reported Annual Crime In Elgin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElgin/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime214n/a (estimate)2,3193,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElgin/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a10.85.35.3
Rape2n/a21.748.040.4
Robbery17n/a184.2119.6102.8
Assault12n/a130.0261.6248.5
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)347434386
Burglary29n/a314.2533.8468.9
Theft132n/a1,430.31,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft21n/a227.5247.8236.9
Property crime182n/a (estimate)1,9722,7602,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Elgin, 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 Elgin, 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 Elgin, TX averages 27% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 18% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Elgin, TX is 20% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 10% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 29% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 20% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Elgin, TX area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hutto, TX18,83979737815
Circle D-KC Estates, TX2,1441751,1131,288
Garfield, TX1,5762151,3651,580
Pflugerville, TX52,1382441,6071,852
Hornsby Bend, TX7,3554232,6883,110
Camp Swift, TX6,1844552,8913,345
Manor, TX5,9364393,4023,841
Elgin, TX8,2243471,9722,319

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elgin is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.35 daily crimes that occur in Elgin.
  • Elgin is safer than 41% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elgin you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elgin has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Elgin (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Elgin, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Elgin, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.38 times less than the Texas average and 1.22 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Elgin, TX is 1.25 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.11 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Elgin, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.40 times less than the Texas average and 1.24 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Elgin (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Elgin, 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 Elgin, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Elgin, TX is 46% safer than other cities of Texas and 41% 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, Elgin, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Elgin, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elgin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elgin is 1 in 289
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elgin is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elgin is 1 in 44
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Elgin, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Elgin, TX you have a 1 in 289 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elgin, TX.

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

Determining whether Elgin, TX is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Elgin, TX has increased by 17% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 4% year over year. Total crimes for Elgin, TX has decreased by 2% in the same time frame.

Elgin police department

ItemElginTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.03.3
There are a total of 25 Elgin police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.8% less than the Texas average and 8.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tega Cay, SC8,224801,9242,004
Cambridge, MN8,2231173,5823,699
Clayton, NJ8,225821,8681,950
Gateway, FL8,2262221,3901,613
Hillsdale, MI8,222184676860
Elgin, TX8,2243471,9722,319
Source: The Elgin, 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.