Reported Annual Crime In Selma

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSelma/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime238n/a (estimate)2,5333,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSelma/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape3n/a31.944.638.6
Robbery2n/a21.3116.3101.9
Assault7n/a74.5246.6237.8
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)128412373
Burglary30n/a319.3557.2491.4
Theft185n/a1,968.72,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a117.1245.7220.2
Property crime226n/a (estimate)2,4052,8312,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Selma, 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 22% lower than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 11% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Selma, TX shows a crime rate that is 69% lower than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 66% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Selma, TX is shown to be 15% lower than the Texas average and 3% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Selma is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.94 daily crimes that occur in Selma.
  • Selma is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Selma you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Selma has decreased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Selma (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Selma, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Selma, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.28 times less than the Texas average and 1.13 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Selma, TX is 3.23 times less than the Texas average and 2.92 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Selma, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.18 times less than the Texas average and 1.03 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Selma (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Selma, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Selma, TX has been ranked safer than 63% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Selma, TX is safer than 55% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Selma, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Selma, TX is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Selma

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Selma is 1 in 784
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Selma is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Selma is 1 in 40
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Selma, 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 Selma, TX, you have a 1 in 784 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 42. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Selma, TX is 1 in 40.

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

The year over year crime rate for Selma, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Selma, 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 decreased by 34% in Selma, TX, while property crimes in Selma, TX have decreased by 8%. Crimes in total for Selma, TX have decreased by 10% year over year.

Selma police department

ItemSelmaTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3146,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.43.03.3
There are a total of 31 Selma police officers. This results in 5.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 78.6% greater than the Texas average and 64.4% greater 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
China Grove, TX1,15285584669
Garden Ridge, TX3,51452777829
St. Hedwig, TX1,872119815934
Cibolo, TX22,744901,0021,092
Timberwood Park, TX25,0861781,2231,401
Selma, TX7,0461282,4052,533

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rathdrum, ID7,0462301,7451,975
Rumson, NJ7,04543518562
Sausalito, CA7,0431953,5373,732
Seward, NE7,05056754809
Cortland, OH7,05029923952
Selma, TX7,0461282,4052,533
Source: The Selma, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. 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.