Reported Annual Crime In Temple

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTemple/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,859n/a (estimate)3,9833,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTemple/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a2.84.84.9
Rape16n/a22.344.638.6
Robbery72n/a100.3116.3101.9
Assault67n/a93.3246.6237.8
Violent crime157n/a (estimate)219412373
Burglary585n/a815.0557.2491.4
Theft1,961n/a2,732.02,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft156n/a217.3245.7220.2
Property crime2,702n/a (estimate)3,7642,8312,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Temple, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Temple, TX is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Temple, TX crime rates are 23% higher than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 39% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Temple, TX has a rate that is 47% lower than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 41% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Temple, TX is 33% higher than its state's mean, and 51% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Temple is 39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.91 daily crimes that occur in Temple.
  • Temple is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Temple you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Temple has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Temple (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Temple, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Temple, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.23 times more than the Texas average and 1.39 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Temple, TX are 1.88 times less than the Texas average and 1.70 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Temple, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.33 times more than the Texas average and 1.51 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Temple (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Temple, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Temple, TX has been ranked safer than 37% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Temple, TX is safer than 33% 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 Temple, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Temple, TX is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Temple

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Temple is 1 in 458
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Temple is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Temple is 1 in 26
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Temple, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Temple, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 458. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 27 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Temple, TX is 1 in 26.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Temple, 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 Temple, TX has decreased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Temple, TX has increased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Temple, TX has increased by 9% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Temple police department

ItemTempleTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15846,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
There are a total of 158 Temple police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.9% less than the Texas average and 29.1% 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
Salado, TX1,681141797938
Little River-Academy, TX1,9401811,2431,424
Bruceville-Eddy, TX1,7311931,3241,516
Troy, TX1,7711131,4091,522
Moody, TX1,6141941,3321,525
Temple, TX68,8772193,7643,983

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palatine, IL69,01552867918
Lauderhill, FL69,0828073,8494,656
Missouri City, TX69,1522031,7401,943
Casas Adobes, AZ68,5254203,1073,527
Santa Fe, NM69,2454394,3914,830
Temple, TX68,8772193,7643,983
Source: The Temple, 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.