Reported Annual Crime In Sherman

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSherman/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,378n/a (estimate)3,3503,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSherman/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a9.75.35.3
Rape20n/a48.648.040.4
Robbery23n/a55.9119.6102.8
Assault80n/a194.5261.6248.5
Violent crime127n/a (estimate)309434386
Burglary297n/a721.9533.8468.9
Theft866n/a2,105.11,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft88n/a213.9247.8236.9
Property crime1,251n/a (estimate)3,0412,7602,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Sherman, TX is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Sherman, TX. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Sherman, TX averages 5% higher than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 18% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Sherman, TX is 29% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 20% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 10% higher than the remainder of the state of Texas and 24% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Sherman, TX area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pottsboro, TX2,36088353441
Howe, TX2,600246563810
Gunter, TX1,5691651,0511,216
Van Alstyne, TX3,1012351,0281,262
Tom Bean, TX1,0641871,1921,379
Whitewright, TX1,9441931,2281,421
Bells, TX1,5552031,2921,495
Sherman, TX39,1193093,0413,350

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sherman is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.18 daily crimes that occur in Sherman.
  • Sherman is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sherman you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sherman has decreased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Sherman (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Sherman, TX on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Texas. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Sherman, TX (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Texas state wide, are 1.05 times more than the state average and 1.18 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Sherman, TX on a daily bases are 1.41 times less than than Texas average and 1.25 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Sherman, TX are 1.10 times more than the daily state average and 1.24 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Sherman (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Sherman, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Sherman, TX ranks safer than 33% of every city located within Texas along with 31% 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 Sherman, TX. As a result, Sherman, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sherman

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sherman is 1 in 324
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sherman is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sherman is 1 in 30
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Sherman, 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 Sherman, TX, you have a 1 in 324 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 33. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Sherman, TX is 1 in 30.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Sherman, 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 Sherman, TX has decreased by 27%, while the property crime rate in Sherman, TX has increased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Sherman, TX has decreased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Sherman police department

ItemShermanTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8546,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 85 Sherman police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28% less than the Texas average and 33.7% 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
Bozeman, MT39,1233312,8053,136
Lancaster, OH39,1053534,5704,923
Marlborough, MA39,1414011,4061,807
North Fort Myers, FL39,1435973,7304,327
Brentwood, TN39,05958929987
Sherman, TX39,1193093,0413,350
Source: The Sherman, 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.