Reported Annual Crime In Lake Jackson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Jackson/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime506n/a (estimate)1,8203,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Jackson/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape6n/a21.644.638.6
Robbery8n/a28.8116.3101.9
Assault23n/a82.7246.6237.8
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)133412373
Burglary70n/a251.8557.2491.4
Theft376n/a1,352.42,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft23n/a82.7245.7220.2
Property crime469n/a (estimate)1,6872,8312,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Lake Jackson, TX. The total number of reported crimes in Lake Jackson, TX is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Lake Jackson, TX crime rate is 44% lower than the Texas average and is 36% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Lake Jackson, TX has a violent crime rate that is 68% lower than the Texas average and 64% lower than the national average. For property crime, Lake Jackson, TX is 40% lower than the Texas average and 32% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Jackson is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.99 daily crimes that occur in Lake Jackson.
  • Lake Jackson is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Jackson you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Jackson has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Lake Jackson (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Lake Jackson, 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 Lake Jackson, TX are 1.78 times less than the Texas average and 1.57 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Lake Jackson, TX are 3.10 times less than than Texas and 2.80 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Lake Jackson, TX are 1.68 times less than than Texas and 1.47 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Lake Jackson (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Lake Jackson, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Lake Jackson, TX being safer than 71% of cities in Texas and 63% 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 Lake Jackson, TX. In conclusion, Lake Jackson, TX now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Jackson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Jackson is 1 in 752
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Jackson is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Jackson is 1 in 55
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lake Jackson, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lake Jackson, TX you have a 1 in 752 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lake Jackson, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Jackson (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Lake Jackson, 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 Lake Jackson, TX has increased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Lake Jackson, TX has decreased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Lake Jackson, TX has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Lake Jackson police department

ItemLake JacksonTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5946,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
There are a total of 59 Lake Jackson police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.6% less than the Texas average and 35.2% 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
Danbury, TX1,48657113170
Jones Creek, TX2,33596479575
Richwood, TX3,6181971,3551,552
Clute, TX11,2771491,4431,591
Brazoria, TX3,0382911,3271,619
Lake Jackson, TX27,2241331,6871,820

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Milton, MA27,20451903954
Bessemer, AL27,2021,7719,84411,615
Fortuna Foothills, AZ27,1814823,5694,051
Bella Vista, AR27,2732577721,030
Glen Cove, NY27,16155507562
Lake Jackson, TX27,2241331,6871,820
Source: The Lake Jackson, 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.