Reported Annual Crime In La Porte

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Porte/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime639n/a (estimate)1,8083,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Porte/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape27n/a76.444.638.6
Robbery11n/a31.1116.3101.9
Assault41n/a116.0246.6237.8
Violent crime79n/a (estimate)224412373
Burglary95n/a268.8557.2491.4
Theft402n/a1,137.72,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft63n/a178.3245.7220.2
Property crime560n/a (estimate)1,5852,8312,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in La Porte, 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 La Porte, 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 La Porte, TX averages 44% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 37% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in La Porte, TX is 46% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 40% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 44% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 36% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the La Porte, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in La Porte is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.95 daily crimes that occur in La Porte.
  • La Porte is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Porte you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Porte has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In La Porte (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in La Porte, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In La Porte, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.79 times less than the Texas average and 1.58 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in La Porte, TX are 1.84 times less than the Texas average and 1.67 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, La Porte, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.79 times less than the Texas average and 1.57 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is La Porte (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of La Porte, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that La Porte, TX ranks safer than 60% of every city located within Texas along with 53% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than La Porte, TX. As a result, La Porte, TX is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Porte

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Porte is 1 in 448
The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Porte is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of crime in La Porte is 1 in 56
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in La Porte, 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 La Porte, TX, you have a 1 in 448 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 64. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in La Porte, TX is 1 in 56.

Year Over Year Crime In La Porte (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether La Porte, 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. La Porte, TX has increased by 11% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for La Porte, TX has decreased by 4% in the same time frame.

La Porte police department

ItemLa PorteTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.03.3
There are a total of 105 La Porte police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% less than the Texas average and 8.3% 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
Clear Lake Shores, TX1,29558397455
Beach City, TX2,40665444509
Taylor Lake Village, TX3,61378539618
El Lago, TX2,75587598685
Shoreacres, TX1,76897664761
La Porte, TX34,4732241,5851,808

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mooresville, NC34,4663252,5792,904
Newnan, GA34,4575602,8013,361
Norristown, PA34,4546581,9822,639
Orangevale, CA34,4495183,1813,698
Brunswick, OH34,43849724773
La Porte, TX34,4732241,5851,808
Source: The La Porte, 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.