Reported Annual Crime In Palacios

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalacios/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime139n/a (estimate)2,9973,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalacios/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape0n/a0.044.638.6
Robbery1n/a21.6116.3101.9
Assault3n/a64.7246.6237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)86412373
Burglary34n/a733.1557.2491.4
Theft97n/a2,091.42,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a86.2245.7220.2
Property crime135n/a (estimate)2,9112,8312,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Palacios, TX. The total number of reported crimes in Palacios, 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 Palacios, TX crime rate is 8% lower than the Texas average and is 5% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Palacios, TX has a violent crime rate that is 79% lower than the Texas average and 77% lower than the national average. For property crime, Palacios, TX is 3% higher than the Texas average and 17% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palacios is 5% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.21 daily crimes that occur in Palacios.
  • Palacios is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palacios you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palacios has increased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Palacios (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Palacios, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Palacios, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.08 times less than the Texas average and 1.05 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Palacios, TX is 4.78 times less than the Texas average and 4.32 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Palacios, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.03 times more than the Texas average and 1.17 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Palacios (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Palacios, TX in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Palacios, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Palacios, TX is 60% safer than other cities of Texas and 53% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Texas cities and all around the United States, Palacios, TX has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Palacios, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palacios

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palacios is 1 in 1160
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palacios is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palacios is 1 in 34
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palacios, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Palacios, TX you have a 1 in 1160 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 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palacios, TX.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Palacios, 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 Palacios, TX has decreased by 50%, while the property crime rate in Palacios, TX has increased by 26% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Palacios, TX has increased by 21% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Palacios police department

ItemPalaciosTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1646,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.33.03.3
There are a total of 16 Palacios police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.8% greater than the Texas average and 2% greater 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
Blessing, TX1,1762311,5891,821
La Ward, TX2045623,8594,420
Palacios, TX4,691862,9112,997

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Spring Lake Heights, NJ4,6910236236
Manlius, NY4,6912681,1301,397
Adairsville, GA4,6921263,1093,235
Vandercook Lake, MI4,6903351,5191,855
Mount Olive, NC4,6934014,7445,144
Palacios, TX4,691862,9112,997
Source: The Palacios, 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.