Reported Annual Crime In South Houston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Houston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime633n/a (estimate)3,5833,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Houston/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape2n/a11.344.638.6
Robbery40n/a226.4116.3101.9
Assault36n/a203.8246.6237.8
Violent crime78n/a (estimate)442412373
Burglary96n/a543.4557.2491.4
Theft315n/a1,783.02,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft144n/a815.1245.7220.2
Property crime555n/a (estimate)3,1412,8312,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in South Houston, 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 South Houston, 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 South Houston, TX averages 10% higher than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 25% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in South Houston, TX is 7% higher than the average rate of crime in Texas and 18% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 11% higher than the remainder of the state of Texas and 26% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the South Houston, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Houston is 25% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.82 daily crimes that occur in South Houston.
  • South Houston is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Houston you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Houston has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In South Houston (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in South Houston, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The South Houston, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.10 times more than the Texas average and 1.25 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in South Houston, TX is 1.07 times more than the Texas average, and it is 1.18 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that South Houston, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.11 times more than the Texas average and 1.26 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is South Houston (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the South Houston, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show South Houston, TX being safer than 24% of cities in Texas and 23% 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 South Houston, TX. In conclusion, South Houston, TX now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Houston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Houston is 1 in 227
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Houston is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Houston is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in South Houston, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In South Houston, TX you have a 1 in 227 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in South Houston, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In South Houston (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether South Houston, 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 South Houston, TX has decreased by 5%, while the property crime rate in South Houston, TX has decreased by 8% year over year. The number of total crimes in South Houston, TX has decreased by 8% year over year.

South Houston police department

ItemSouth HoustonTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3646,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 36 South Houston police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32% less than the Texas average and 37.4% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Brookside Village, TX1,7846363127
Clear Lake Shores, TX1,29558397455
Southside Place, TX1,81658397455
Taylor Lake Village, TX3,61378539618
El Lago, TX2,75587598685
South Houston, TX17,3234423,1413,583

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Wayne, MI17,3146892,1032,792
New Philadelphia, OH17,33423910933
Takoma Park, MD17,3072901,4701,760
Marion, IL17,3534932,5513,044
Huntington, IN17,2845153,4433,957
South Houston, TX17,3234423,1413,583
Source: The South Houston, 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.