Reported Annual Crime In Gainesville

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGainesville/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime793n/a (estimate)4,9203,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGainesville/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.24.84.9
Rape10n/a62.044.638.6
Robbery13n/a80.7116.3101.9
Assault57n/a353.6246.6237.8
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)503412373
Burglary170n/a1,054.7557.2491.4
Theft501n/a3,108.12,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft41n/a254.4245.7220.2
Property crime712n/a (estimate)4,4172,8312,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Gainesville, 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 Gainesville, 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 Gainesville, TX averages 52% higher than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 72% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Gainesville, TX is 22% higher than the average rate of crime in Texas and 35% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 56% higher than the remainder of the state of Texas and 78% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Gainesville, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gainesville is 72% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.48 daily crimes that occur in Gainesville.
  • Gainesville is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gainesville you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gainesville has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Gainesville (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Gainesville, TX is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Texas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Gainesville, TX are 1.52 times more than the Texas average and 1.72 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Gainesville, TX are 1.22 times more than than Texas and 1.35 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Gainesville, TX are 1.56 times more than than Texas and 1.78 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Gainesville (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Gainesville, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Gainesville, TX has been ranked safer than 14% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Gainesville, TX is safer than 16% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Gainesville, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Gainesville, TX is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gainesville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gainesville is 1 in 199
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gainesville is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gainesville is 1 in 21
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Gainesville, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Gainesville, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 199. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 23 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Gainesville, TX is 1 in 21.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Gainesville, 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 Gainesville, TX has increased by 3% and the rate of property crime in Gainesville, TX has decreased by 6%. The total crime rate in Gainesville, TX has decreased by 5% year to year.

Gainesville police department

ItemGainesvilleTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5246,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.23.03.3
There are a total of 52 Gainesville police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.6% greater than the Texas average and 1.9% 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
Lake Kiowa, TX2,54966455522
Lindsay, TX1,09594649743
Collinsville, TX1,69460725785
Muenster, TX1,7391459961,141
Whitesboro, TX3,8291811,0321,212
Gainesville, TX16,0405034,4174,920

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walnut Park, CA16,0396063,7224,327
Sunnyside, WA16,0381542,4942,648
Madison, NJ16,04325414438
Overland, MO16,0434323,3633,795
Talladega, AL16,0347626,2917,054
Gainesville, TX16,0405034,4174,920
Source: The Gainesville, 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.