Reported Annual Crime In Odessa

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOdessa/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,114n/a (estimate)4,1513,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOdessa/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a3.25.35.3
Rape75n/a60.948.040.4
Robbery136n/a110.4119.6102.8
Assault781n/a633.9261.6248.5
Violent crime996n/a (estimate)808434386
Burglary791n/a642.0533.8468.9
Theft2,890n/a2,345.61,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft437n/a354.7247.8236.9
Property crime4,118n/a (estimate)3,3422,7602,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Odessa, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Odessa, 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 Odessa, TX crime rates are 30% higher than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 46% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Odessa, TX has a rate that is 86% higher than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 109% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Odessa, TX is 21% higher than its state's mean, and 36% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Gardendale, TX1,0841611,0261,187
Goldsmith, TX2314572,9043,360
West Odessa, TX22,8185923,7684,360
Odessa, TX107,3258083,3424,151

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Odessa is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.37 daily crimes that occur in Odessa.
  • Odessa is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Odessa you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Odessa has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Odessa (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Odessa, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Odessa, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.30 times more than the Texas average and 1.46 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Odessa, TX is 1.86 times more than the Texas average, and it is 2.09 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Odessa, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.21 times more than the Texas average and 1.36 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Odessa (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Odessa, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Odessa, TX safer than 2% when compared to other Texas cities, and 4% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Odessa, TX. At this time, Odessa, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Odessa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Odessa is 1 in 124
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Odessa is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Odessa is 1 in 25
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Odessa, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Odessa, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 124. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 30 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 Odessa, TX is 1 in 25.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Odessa, 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 Odessa, TX has decreased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Odessa, TX has decreased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Odessa, TX has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Odessa police department

ItemOdessaTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)20446,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 204 Odessa police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.5% less than the Texas average and 39.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
West Covina, CA107,4412432,5802,823
Billings, MT106,9794614,6805,141
Round Rock, TX106,9721452,2242,369
Pueblo, CO107,7069836,7987,782
Cambridge, MA106,8442652,1342,398
Odessa, TX107,3258083,3424,151
Source: The Odessa, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.