Reported Annual Crime In Kilgore

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKilgore/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime659n/a (estimate)4,2973,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKilgore/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape12n/a78.344.638.6
Robbery12n/a78.3116.3101.9
Assault53n/a345.6246.6237.8
Violent crime77n/a (estimate)502412373
Burglary99n/a645.6557.2491.4
Theft442n/a2,882.32,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft41n/a267.4245.7220.2
Property crime582n/a (estimate)3,7952,8312,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Kilgore, 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 32% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 50% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Kilgore, TX shows a crime rate that is 22% higher than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 35% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Kilgore, TX is shown to be 34% higher than the Texas average and 53% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kilgore is 50% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.77 daily crimes that occur in Kilgore.
  • Kilgore is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kilgore you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kilgore has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Kilgore (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Kilgore, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Kilgore, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.32 times more than the Texas average and 1.50 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Kilgore, TX is 1.22 times more than the Texas average and 1.35 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Kilgore, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times more than the Texas average and 1.53 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Kilgore (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Kilgore, 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 Kilgore, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Kilgore, TX is 18% safer than other cities of Texas and 18% 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, Kilgore, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Kilgore, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kilgore

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kilgore is 1 in 200
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kilgore is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kilgore is 1 in 24
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Kilgore, 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 Kilgore, TX, you have a 1 in 200 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 27. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Kilgore, TX is 1 in 24.

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

Determining whether Kilgore, 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. Kilgore, TX has increased by 46% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Kilgore, TX has increased by 8% in the same time frame.

Kilgore police department

ItemKilgoreTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4746,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.53.03.3
There are a total of 47 Kilgore police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.5% greater than the Texas average and 8.1% 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
Arp, TX857101202302
East Mountain, TX1,081369123493
Lake Cherokee, TX2,71165444509
Liberty City, TX2,2061571,0771,234
Lakeport, TX1,0211741,1941,368
Kilgore, TX14,1785023,7954,297

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Hershey, PA14,1721991,1461,345
Stallings, NC14,185791,0491,127
Manorville, NY14,1692491,0501,298
Kilgore, TX14,1785023,7954,297
Source: The Kilgore, 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.