Reported Annual Crime In Palestine

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalestine/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime711n/a (estimate)3,9083,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePalestine/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a11.05.35.3
Rape37n/a203.448.040.4
Robbery17n/a93.4119.6102.8
Assault184n/a1,011.3261.6248.5
Violent crime240n/a (estimate)1,319434386
Burglary114n/a626.6533.8468.9
Theft309n/a1,698.41,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft48n/a263.8247.8236.9
Property crime471n/a (estimate)2,5892,7602,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Palestine, TX. The total number of reported crimes in Palestine, 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 Palestine, TX crime rate is 22% higher than the Texas average and is 38% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Palestine, TX has a violent crime rate that is 204% higher than the Texas average and 241% higher than the national average. For property crime, Palestine, TX is 6% lower than the Texas average and 6% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Elkhart, TX1,4752201,3981,618
Oakwood, TX4855893,7454,334
Palestine, TX18,6111,3192,5893,908

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palestine is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.71 daily crimes that occur in Palestine.
  • Palestine is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Palestine you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Palestine has decreased by 20%.

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Daily Crime In Palestine (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Palestine, 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 Palestine, TX are 1.22 times more than the Texas average and 1.38 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Palestine, TX are 3.04 times more than than Texas and 3.41 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Palestine, TX are 1.07 times less than than Texas and 1.06 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Palestine (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Palestine, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Palestine, TX safer than 2% when compared to other Texas cities, and 5% 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 Palestine, TX. At this time, Palestine, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palestine

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palestine is 1 in 76
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palestine is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Palestine is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Palestine, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Palestine, TX you have a 1 in 76 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 39 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Palestine, TX.

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

The year over year crime rate for Palestine, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Palestine, TX has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 33% in Palestine, TX, while property crimes in Palestine, TX have decreased by 34%. Crimes in total for Palestine, TX have decreased by 20% year over year.

Palestine police department

ItemPalestineTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3346,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.73.03.3
There are a total of 33 Palestine police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42% less than the Texas average and 46.7% 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
Hayesville, OR18,6113553,9724,327
Castaic, CA18,6193892,2342,623
El Dorado, AR18,5901,0605,6686,728
Linda, CA18,6347174,1154,833
Trenton, MI18,6352248361,060
Palestine, TX18,6111,3192,5893,908
Source: The Palestine, 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.