Reported Annual Crime In Mount Pleasant

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Pleasant/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime726n/a (estimate)4,5313,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Pleasant/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape16n/a99.944.638.6
Robbery16n/a99.9116.3101.9
Assault47n/a293.3246.6237.8
Violent crime79n/a (estimate)493412373
Burglary112n/a699.0557.2491.4
Theft513n/a3,201.92,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft22n/a137.3245.7220.2
Property crime647n/a (estimate)4,0382,8312,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Mount Pleasant, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Mount Pleasant, TX is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Mount Pleasant, TX crime rates are 40% higher than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 58% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Mount Pleasant, TX has a rate that is 20% higher than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 32% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Mount Pleasant, TX is 43% higher than its state's mean, and 62% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Pleasant is 58% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.41 daily crimes that occur in Mount Pleasant.
  • Mount Pleasant is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Pleasant you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Pleasant has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Mount Pleasant (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Mount Pleasant, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Mount Pleasant, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.40 times more than the Texas average and 1.58 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Mount Pleasant, TX is 1.20 times more than the Texas average and 1.32 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Mount Pleasant, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times more than the Texas average and 1.62 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Mount Pleasant (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Mount Pleasant, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Mount Pleasant, TX has been ranked safer than 17% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Mount Pleasant, TX is safer than 18% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Mount Pleasant, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Mount Pleasant, TX is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Pleasant

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 203
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 23
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Mount Pleasant, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mount Pleasant, TX you have a 1 in 203 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mount Pleasant, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Pleasant (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Mount Pleasant, 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 Mount Pleasant, TX has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Mount Pleasant, TX has decreased by 1% year over year. The number of total crimes in Mount Pleasant, TX has decreased by 1% year over year.

Mount Pleasant police department

ItemMount PleasantTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 35 Mount Pleasant police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% less than the Texas average and 32.8% 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
Omaha, TX9610997997
Mount Vernon, TX2,7702271,5611,789
Pittsburg, TX4,5178263,2834,109
Daingerfield, TX2,5154834,0234,505
Rocky Mound, TX685934,0754,668
Mount Pleasant, TX16,0664934,0384,531

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Flowing Wells, AZ16,0626064,4845,090
Mesquite, NV16,0721951,6021,798
Hybla Valley, VA16,0761831,7451,928
Lake Butler, FL16,0531891,1481,336
Mount Pleasant, TX16,0664934,0384,531
Source: The Mount Pleasant, 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.