San Marcos, TX Crime Rates & Statistics

San Marcos crime information

StatisticSan Marcos /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Violent crime425408368
Property crime3,6403,2582,731
Total crime index4,0653,6673,099
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  • The San Marcos crime index is 10% higher than the Texas average and and the Texas crime index is 18% higher than the National average.
  • The San Marcos violent crime rate is 4% higher than the Texas average and and the Texas violent crime rate is 10% higher than the National average.
  • The San Marcos property crime rate is 11% higher than the Texas average and and the Texas property crime rate is 19% higher than the National average.

San Marcos police department

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

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  • San Marcos is safer than 30.1% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in San Marcos is less than 37% of the cities in Texas.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in San Marcos is 1 in 25.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in San Marcos is 1 in 236.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in San Marcos is 1 in 28.

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San Marcos violent crime breakdown

CrimeSan MarcosSan Marcos /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Murder3645
Rape30583725
Robbery5097120109
Assault137265247229

San Marcos property crime breakdown

CrimeSan MarcosSan Marcos /100KTexas /100KNational /100K
Burglary374722722610
Theft1,3622,6302,2881,899
Vehichle theft149288249221

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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