Reported Annual Crime In University Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUniversity Park/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime289n/a (estimate)1,1693,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUniversity Park/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape0n/a0.044.638.6
Robbery2n/a8.1116.3101.9
Assault1n/a4.0246.6237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)12412373
Burglary30n/a121.3557.2491.4
Theft245n/a990.72,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a44.5245.7220.2
Property crime286n/a (estimate)1,1572,8312,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in University Park, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in University Park, 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 University Park, TX crime rates are 64% lower than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 59% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, University Park, TX has a rate that is 97% lower than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 97% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, University Park, TX is 59% lower than its state's mean, and 53% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in University Park is 59% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.2 daily crimes that occur in University Park.
  • University Park is safer than 87% of the cities in the United States.
  • In University Park you have a 1 in 86 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in University Park has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In University Park (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in University Park, TX per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national scale. In University Park, TX the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.78 times less than the Texas average and 2.45 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in University Park, TX is 33.98 times less than the Texas average and 30.71 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, University Park, TX has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.45 times less than the Texas average and 2.15 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is University Park (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is University Park, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that University Park, TX has been ranked safer than 94% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, University Park, TX is safer than 87% 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 University Park, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that University Park, TX is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University Park is 1 in 8244
The chance of being a victim of property crime in University Park is 1 in 87
The chance of being a victim of crime in University Park is 1 in 86
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in University Park, TX? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in University Park, TX, then there is a 1 in 8244 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 87. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 86 risk that you will become a victim of crime in University Park, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In University Park (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether University Park, TX is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in University Park, TX has decreased by 29% and the rate of property crime in University Park, TX has decreased by 7%. The total crime rate in University Park, TX has decreased by 7% year to year.

University Park police department

ItemUniversity ParkTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5246,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 52 University Park police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.5% less than the Texas average and 33.2% 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
St. Paul, TX1,27067463530
Murphy, TX19,15482605687
Parker, TX3,97423843866
Sunnyvale, TX5,4801349211,055
Sachse, TX21,790571,1241,181
University Park, TX23,761121,1571,169

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Carteret, NJ23,7701401,2081,348
Tarpon Springs, FL23,7893932,7763,168
Cloverleaf, TX23,7325834,0074,590
Romulus, MI23,7217743,1043,878
Selma, CA23,8087664,3215,087
University Park, TX23,761121,1571,169
Source: The University Park, 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.