Reported Annual Crime In Sweetwater

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSweetwater/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime630n/a (estimate)5,8413,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSweetwater/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a9.35.35.3
Rape3n/a27.848.040.4
Robbery11n/a102.0119.6102.8
Assault34n/a315.3261.6248.5
Violent crime49n/a (estimate)454434386
Burglary200n/a1,854.4533.8468.9
Theft354n/a3,282.31,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft27n/a250.3247.8236.9
Property crime581n/a (estimate)5,3872,7602,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Sweetwater, TX. All reported Sweetwater, TX crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Sweetwater, TX overall crime rate is 83% higher than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 106% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Sweetwater, TX, the rate is 5% higher than compared to the Texas average, and 18% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Sweetwater, TX comes in at 95% higher than to the average seen in Texas, and 120% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Roscoe, TX1,4312141,3621,576
Sweetwater, TX10,8094545,3875,841

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sweetwater is 106% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16 daily crimes that occur in Sweetwater.
  • Sweetwater is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sweetwater you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sweetwater has increased by 35%.

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Daily Crime In Sweetwater (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Sweetwater, TX per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national scale. In Sweetwater, TX the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.83 times more than the Texas average and 2.06 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Sweetwater, TX is 1.05 times more than the Texas average and 1.18 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Sweetwater, TX has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.95 times more than the Texas average and 2.20 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Sweetwater (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Sweetwater, TX in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Sweetwater, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Sweetwater, TX is 17% safer than other cities of Texas and 17% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Texas cities and all around the United States, Sweetwater, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Sweetwater, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sweetwater

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 221
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sweetwater is 1 in 18
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Sweetwater, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Sweetwater, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 221. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 19 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Sweetwater, TX is 1 in 18.

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

The year over year crime rate for Sweetwater, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Sweetwater, 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 13% in Sweetwater, TX, while property crimes in Sweetwater, TX have increased by 42%. Crimes in total for Sweetwater, TX have increased by 35% year over year.

Sweetwater police department

ItemSweetwaterTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2746,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.03.3
There are a total of 27 Sweetwater police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.1% less than the Texas average and 25.6% 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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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Canyon Lake, CA10,8101431,2171,360
Chalco, NE10,8112612,0312,292
Monroe, WI10,8071761,8622,038
Muskegon Heights, MI10,8071,8365,3417,177
Accokeek, MD10,8063411,6521,993
Sweetwater, TX10,8094545,3875,841
Source: The Sweetwater, 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.