Reported Annual Crime In Schertz

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSchertz/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime814n/a (estimate)2,0753,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSchertz/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape19n/a48.448.040.4
Robbery6n/a15.3119.6102.8
Assault60n/a153.0261.6248.5
Violent crime85n/a (estimate)217434386
Burglary105n/a267.7533.8468.9
Theft570n/a1,453.21,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft54n/a137.7247.8236.9
Property crime729n/a (estimate)1,8592,7602,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Schertz, TX. The total number of reported crimes in Schertz, 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 Schertz, TX crime rate is 35% lower than the Texas average and is 27% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Schertz, TX has a violent crime rate that is 50% lower than the Texas average and 44% lower than the national average. For property crime, Schertz, TX is 33% lower than the Texas average and 24% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
China Grove, TX1,15289569659
St. Hedwig, TX1,872125795920
McQueeney, TX2,698135858992
Cibolo, TX22,744851,0761,161
Timberwood Park, TX25,0861871,1921,380
Lake Dunlap, TX2,3631921,2221,415
Olmos Park, TX2,02301,6941,694
Schertz, TX35,0932171,8592,075

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Schertz is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.69 daily crimes that occur in Schertz.
  • Schertz is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Schertz you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Schertz has increased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Schertz (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Schertz, 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 Schertz, TX are 1.54 times less than the Texas average and 1.37 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Schertz, TX are 2.00 times less than than Texas and 1.78 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Schertz, TX are 1.48 times less than than Texas and 1.32 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Schertz (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Schertz, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Schertz, TX being safer than 68% of cities in Texas and 61% 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 Schertz, TX. In conclusion, Schertz, TX now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Schertz

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Schertz is 1 in 462
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Schertz is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Schertz is 1 in 49
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Schertz, 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 Schertz, TX, you have a 1 in 462 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 54. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Schertz, TX is 1 in 49.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Schertz, TX is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Schertz, TX has increased by 25%, while the property crime rate in Schertz, TX has increased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Schertz, TX has increased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Schertz police department

ItemSchertzTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
There are a total of 75 Schertz police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.3% less than the Texas average and 30.4% 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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Winter Haven, FL35,0705093,4793,988
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Merritt Island, FL35,0633902,4382,828
West Hollywood, CA35,0537514,3755,127
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Schertz, TX35,0932171,8592,075
Source: The Schertz, 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.