Reported Annual Crime In New Braunfels

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Braunfels/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,233n/a (estimate)3,2533,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNew Braunfels/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.94.84.9
Rape21n/a30.644.638.6
Robbery31n/a45.2116.3101.9
Assault121n/a176.3246.6237.8
Violent crime175n/a (estimate)255412373
Burglary270n/a393.4557.2491.4
Theft1,624n/a2,365.92,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft164n/a238.9245.7220.2
Property crime2,058n/a (estimate)2,9982,8312,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in New Braunfels, 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 equal to the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 14% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, New Braunfels, TX shows a crime rate that is 38% lower than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 32% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, New Braunfels, TX is shown to be 6% higher than the Texas average and 21% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in New Braunfels is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.91 daily crimes that occur in New Braunfels.
  • New Braunfels is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In New Braunfels you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in New Braunfels has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In New Braunfels (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in New Braunfels, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In New Braunfels, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.00 times more than the Texas average and 1.14 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in New Braunfels, TX is 1.62 times less than the Texas average and 1.46 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, New Braunfels, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.06 times more than the Texas average and 1.21 times more than the national average.

How Safe is New Braunfels (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of New Braunfels, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that New Braunfels, TX ranks safer than 42% of every city located within Texas along with 37% 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 New Braunfels, TX. As a result, New Braunfels, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in New Braunfels

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in New Braunfels is 1 in 393
The chance of being a victim of property crime in New Braunfels is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in New Braunfels is 1 in 31
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in New Braunfels, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In New Braunfels, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 393. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 34 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in New Braunfels, TX is 1 in 31.

Year Over Year Crime In New Braunfels (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether New Braunfels, 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. New Braunfels, TX has decreased by 10% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 8% year over year. Total crimes for New Braunfels, TX has decreased by 8% in the same time frame.

New Braunfels police department

ItemNew BraunfelsTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
There are a total of 125 New Braunfels police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.3% less than the Texas average and 36.7% 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
Garden Ridge, TX3,51452777829
McQueeney, TX2,6981288801,008
Cibolo, TX22,744901,0021,092
Geronimo, TX1,0851731,1911,365
Lake Dunlap, TX2,3631821,2541,436
New Braunfels, TX61,7122552,9983,253

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Haverhill, MA61,7695421,9792,522
Coon Rapids, MN61,8091932,8213,013
Utica, NY61,8525713,5944,165
Waltham, MA61,9081751,1211,296
Daytona Beach, FL61,9131,5566,5828,138
New Braunfels, TX61,7122552,9983,253
Source: The New Braunfels, 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.