Reported Annual Crime In Port Arthur

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort Arthur/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,191n/a (estimate)3,9473,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort Arthur/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a9.05.35.3
Rape18n/a32.448.040.4
Robbery105n/a189.2119.6102.8
Assault234n/a421.5261.6248.5
Violent crime362n/a (estimate)652434386
Burglary580n/a1,044.9533.8468.9
Theft1,123n/a2,023.11,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft126n/a227.0247.8236.9
Property crime1,829n/a (estimate)3,2952,7602,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Port Arthur, 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 24% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 39% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Port Arthur, TX shows a crime rate that is 50% higher than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 69% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Port Arthur, TX is shown to be 19% higher than the Texas average and 34% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Central Gardens, TX4,0261791,1391,319
Taylor Landing, TX2751861,1821,368
Bridge City, TX7,8982011,4571,658
Port Neches, TX12,8774001,3661,766
Nederland, TX17,0182612,3722,633
Groves, TX15,9115232,4682,991
Orange, TX18,8106462,7193,365
Port Arthur, TX54,6856523,2953,947

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Port Arthur is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.81 daily crimes that occur in Port Arthur.
  • Port Arthur is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Port Arthur you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Port Arthur has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Port Arthur (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Port Arthur, 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 Port Arthur, TX are 1.24 times more than the Texas average and 1.39 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Port Arthur, TX are 1.50 times more than than Texas and 1.69 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Port Arthur, TX are 1.19 times more than than Texas and 1.34 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Port Arthur (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Port Arthur, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Port Arthur, TX ranks safer than 11% of every city located within Texas along with 12% 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 Port Arthur, TX. As a result, Port Arthur, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Port Arthur

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Port Arthur is 1 in 154
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Port Arthur is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Port Arthur is 1 in 26
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Port Arthur, TX? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Port Arthur, TX, you have a 1 in 154 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 31. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Port Arthur, TX is 1 in 26.

Year Over Year Crime In Port Arthur (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Port Arthur, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Port Arthur, 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 4% in Port Arthur, TX, while property crimes in Port Arthur, TX have decreased by 16%. Crimes in total for Port Arthur, TX have decreased by 13% year over year.

Port Arthur police department

ItemPort ArthurTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16146,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.03.3
There are a total of 161 Port Arthur police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.2% less than the Texas average and 10% 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.

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Corvallis, OR54,7351342,7772,911
Carson City, NV54,6347402,8243,564
Mount Prospect, IL54,589471,0301,078
Hempstead, NY54,8014781,9652,443
Paramount, CA54,8135623,1333,695
Port Arthur, TX54,6856523,2953,947
Source: The Port Arthur, 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.