Reported Annual Crime In Hempstead

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHempstead/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime358n/a (estimate)5,1583,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHempstead/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape4n/a57.644.638.6
Robbery15n/a216.1116.3101.9
Assault100n/a1,440.7246.6237.8
Violent crime119n/a (estimate)1,714412373
Burglary37n/a533.1557.2491.4
Theft201n/a2,895.82,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a14.4245.7220.2
Property crime239n/a (estimate)3,4432,8312,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Hempstead, TX is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 59% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 80% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Hempstead, TX shows a crime rate that is 316% higher than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 360% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Hempstead, TX is shown to be 22% higher than the Texas average and 38% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hempstead is 80% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.13 daily crimes that occur in Hempstead.
  • Hempstead is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hempstead you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hempstead has increased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Hempstead (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Hempstead, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Hempstead, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.59 times more than the Texas average and 1.80 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Hempstead, TX is 4.16 times more than the Texas average and 4.60 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Hempstead, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.22 times more than the Texas average and 1.38 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Hempstead (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Hempstead, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Hempstead, TX safer than 3% when compared to other Texas cities, and 4% 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 Hempstead, TX. At this time, Hempstead, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hempstead

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hempstead is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hempstead is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hempstead is 1 in 20
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hempstead, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Hempstead, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 59. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 30 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Hempstead, TX is 1 in 20.

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

A good indicator of whether Hempstead, 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 Hempstead, TX has increased by 63%, while the property crime rate in Hempstead, TX has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Hempstead, TX has increased by 14% year over year.

Hempstead police department

ItemHempsteadTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2146,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.53.03.3
There are a total of 21 Hempstead police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17% greater than the Texas average and 7.7% 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
Pine Island, TX1,1821308951,025
Prairie View, TX5,8904097861,195
Bellville, TX4,1422601,4641,724
Todd Mission, TX1034322,9703,403
Waller, TX1,9564034,0274,430
Hempstead, TX6,1971,7143,4435,158

Cities with similar population

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Raleigh Hills, OR6,197859581,043
West Miami, FL6,1971561,4971,653
Swarthmore, PA6,198102590692
Schuyler, NE6,1952992,4352,734
Decatur, TX6,2012344,7544,988
Hempstead, TX6,1971,7143,4435,158
Source: The Hempstead, 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.