Reported Annual Crime In San Benito

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Benito/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,060n/a (estimate)4,3203,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Benito/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape39n/a159.048.040.4
Robbery12n/a48.9119.6102.8
Assault30n/a122.3261.6248.5
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)330434386
Burglary194n/a790.7533.8468.9
Theft762n/a3,105.81,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft23n/a93.7247.8236.9
Property crime979n/a (estimate)3,9902,7602,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in San Benito, TX. The total number of reported crimes in San Benito, 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 San Benito, TX crime rate is 35% higher than the Texas average and is 52% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, San Benito, TX has a violent crime rate that is 24% lower than the Texas average and 15% lower than the national average. For property crime, San Benito, TX is 45% higher than the Texas average and 63% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palm Valley, TX1,62877077
Indian Lake, TX9920156156
Primera, TX4,13842421463
Rancho Viejo, TX2,4400480480
Santa Rosa, TX2,88170765835
Combes, TX2,99101,2631,263
Rio Hondo, TX2,1461631,3051,468
San Benito, TX24,4473303,9904,320

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in San Benito is 52% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.84 daily crimes that occur in San Benito.
  • San Benito is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In San Benito you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in San Benito has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In San Benito (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in San Benito, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In San Benito, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.35 times more than the Texas average and 1.52 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in San Benito, TX are 1.32 times less than the Texas average and 1.17 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, San Benito, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.45 times more than the Texas average and 1.63 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is San Benito (higher is better)

How safe is San Benito, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that San Benito, TX is safer than 20% of the cities in Texas and 19% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than San Benito, TX. Overall, San Benito, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Benito

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Benito is 1 in 303
The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Benito is 1 in 26
The chance of being a victim of crime in San Benito is 1 in 24
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in San Benito, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in San Benito, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 303. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 26 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in San Benito, TX is 1 in 24.

Year Over Year Crime In San Benito (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in San Benito, TX is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in San Benito, TX has increased by 18%, the amount of property crime in San Benito, TX has decreased by 12%, and the total amount of crime in San Benito, TX has decreased by 10% year to year.

San Benito police department

ItemSan BenitoTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5046,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 50 San Benito police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.7% less than the Texas average and 39% 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
Ramsey, MN24,441611,2861,347
Starkville, MS24,4571991,9632,162
Loves Park, IL24,4353381,9442,283
Edwardsville, IL24,4641311,1461,277
Lodi, NJ24,4281291,2761,405
San Benito, TX24,4473303,9904,320
Source: The San Benito, 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.