San Marcos, TX Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In San Marcos

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Marcos/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,105n/a (estimate)4,0653,6673,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Marcos/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a645
Rape30n/a583725
Robbery50n/a97120109
Assault137n/a265247229
Violent crime220n/a (estimate)425408368
Burglary374n/a722722610
Theft1,362n/a2,6302,2881,899
Vehicle theft149n/a288249221
Property crime1,885n/a (estimate)3,6403,2582,731

When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in San Marcos, TX. All reported San Marcos, TX crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the San Marcos, TX overall crime rate is 10% higher than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 31% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in San Marcos, TX, the rate is 4% higher than compared to the Texas average, and 15% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, San Marcos, TX comes in at 11% higher than to the average seen in Texas, and 33% higher than the overall national average.

The overall crime rate in San Marcos is 31% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 11.14 daily crimes that occur in San Marcos.
San Marcos is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
In San Marcos you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in San Marcos has increased by 11%.

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

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in San Marcos, TX per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national scale. In San Marcos, TX the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.11 times more than than the Texas average and 1.31 times more than than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in San Marcos, TX is 1.04 times more than than the Texas average and 1.15 times more than than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, San Marcos, TX has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.12 times more than than the Texas average and 1.33 times more than than the overall daily national average.

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How Safe is San Marcos (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of San Marcos, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that San Marcos, TX ranks safer than 21% of every city located within Texas along with 20% 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 San Marcos, TX. As a result, San Marcos, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Marcos

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Marcos is 1 in 236
The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Marcos is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in San Marcos is 1 in 25

Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in San Marcos, 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 San Marcos, TX, you have a 1 in 236 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 28. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in San Marcos, TX is 1 in 25.

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

A good indicator of whether San Marcos, 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 San Marcos, TX has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in San Marcos, TX has increased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in San Marcos, TX has increased by 11% year over year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Woodcreek, TX1,24951487538
Wimberley, TX2,63958550607
Martindale, TX1,489349524873
Lake Dunlap, TX2,1401291,2261,355
Uhland, TX1,3481491,4221,571
San Marcos, TX46,1314253,6404,065

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dunwoody, GA46,1331203,8673,987
Cleveland Heights, OH46,0523113,3603,671
Caldwell, ID46,2292772,3472,623
Hattiesburg, MS46,2843305,7966,126
Sammamish, WA46,40522552574
San Marcos, TX46,1314253,6404,065

San Marcos police department

ItemSan MarcosTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12746,020504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.03.3

There are a total of 127 San Marcos police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.8% less than the Texas average and 17.9% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.