Reported Annual Crime In Hereford

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHereford/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime393n/a (estimate)2,5913,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHereford/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape8n/a52.844.638.6
Robbery8n/a52.8116.3101.9
Assault34n/a224.2246.6237.8
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)330412373
Burglary68n/a448.4557.2491.4
Theft257n/a1,694.72,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft18n/a118.7245.7220.2
Property crime343n/a (estimate)2,2622,8312,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Hereford, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in Hereford, 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 Hereford, TX is 20% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 9% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Hereford, TX has 20% lower than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 12% lower than the national average. In property crime, Hereford, TX is 20% lower than the average of Texas and is 9% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hereford is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.1 daily crimes that occur in Hereford.
  • Hereford is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hereford you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hereford has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Hereford (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Hereford, 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 Hereford, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.25 times less than the Texas average and 1.10 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hereford, TX is 1.25 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.13 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Hereford, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.25 times less than the Texas average and 1.10 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Hereford (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Hereford, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hereford, TX being safer than 41% of cities in Texas and 36% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Hereford, TX. In conclusion, Hereford, TX now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hereford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hereford is 1 in 304
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hereford is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hereford is 1 in 39
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Hereford, 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 Hereford, TX, you have a 1 in 304 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 45. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Hereford, TX is 1 in 39.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Hereford, TX is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Hereford, TX has increased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Hereford, TX has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Hereford, TX has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Hereford police department

ItemHerefordTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3246,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 32 Hereford police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.5% less than the Texas average and 37.9% 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
Hereford, TX15,3303302,2622,591

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Kenmore, NY15,3345332,2512,784
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Wilmington Island, GA15,3381821,4551,637
Spanish Springs, NV15,3225222,0012,523
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Hereford, TX15,3303302,2622,591
Source: The Hereford, 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.