Reported Annual Crime In Penitas

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePenitas/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime125n/a (estimate)2,6123,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePenitas/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape2n/a41.848.040.4
Robbery1n/a20.9119.6102.8
Assault19n/a397.1261.6248.5
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)460434386
Burglary15n/a313.5533.8468.9
Theft79n/a1,651.01,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft9n/a188.1247.8236.9
Property crime103n/a (estimate)2,1532,7602,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Penitas, TX is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Penitas, TX. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Penitas, TX averages 18% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 8% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Penitas, TX is 6% higher than the average rate of crime in Texas and 19% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 22% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 12% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Penitas, TX area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
La Grulla, TX1,3122349361,170
East Alto Bonito, TX1,0752251,4341,659
Abram, TX1,9272391,5231,762
Sullivan City, TX4,0874031,3731,776
Alton, TX14,735681,7351,803
West Sharyland, TX2,3082581,6391,897
Hidalgo, TX13,0631582,0872,245
Penitas, TX4,4984602,1532,612

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Penitas is 8% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.16 daily crimes that occur in Penitas.
  • Penitas is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Penitas you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Penitas has decreased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Penitas (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Penitas, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Penitas, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.22 times less than the Texas average and 1.09 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Penitas, TX are 1.06 times more than the Texas average and 1.19 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Penitas, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.28 times less than the Texas average and 1.14 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Penitas (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Penitas, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Penitas, TX being safer than 29% of cities in Texas and 27% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Penitas, TX. In conclusion, Penitas, TX now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Penitas

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Penitas is 1 in 218
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Penitas is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Penitas is 1 in 39
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Penitas, TX? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Penitas, TX, then there is a 1 in 218 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 47. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 39 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Penitas, TX.

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

A good indicator of whether Penitas, 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 Penitas, TX has decreased by 40%, while the property crime rate in Penitas, TX has decreased by 28% year over year. The number of total crimes in Penitas, TX has decreased by 30% year over year.

Penitas police department

ItemPenitasTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.33.03.3
There are a total of 15 Penitas police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.4% greater than the Texas average and 0.3% 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
Gardnertown, NY4,4982571,0581,316
Lamar, MO4,4992543,4183,672
Hartwell, GA4,4993325,7046,036
Wahoo, NE4,500671,1981,264
Hayfield, VA4,50157483539
Penitas, TX4,4984602,1532,612
Source: The Penitas, 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.