Reported Annual Crime In Watauga

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWatauga/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime472n/a (estimate)1,9093,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWatauga/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.05.35.3
Rape17n/a68.848.040.4
Robbery8n/a32.4119.6102.8
Assault20n/a80.9261.6248.5
Violent crime46n/a (estimate)186434386
Burglary55n/a222.4533.8468.9
Theft353n/a1,427.71,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft18n/a72.8247.8236.9
Property crime426n/a (estimate)1,7232,7602,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Watauga, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Watauga, 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 Watauga, TX crime rates are 40% lower than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 33% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Watauga, TX has a rate that is 57% lower than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 52% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Watauga, TX is 38% lower than its state's mean, and 30% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Double Oak, TX2,9510417417
Westlake, TX1,17161387448
Haslet, TX1,52961387448
Lakeside, TX28371500571
Colleyville, TX23,92823572595
Keller, TX41,91364563627
Trophy Club, TX9,45187633720
Watauga, TX23,9991861,7231,909

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Watauga is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.23 daily crimes that occur in Watauga.
  • Watauga is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Watauga you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Watauga has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Watauga (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Watauga, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Watauga, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.67 times less than the Texas average and 1.49 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Watauga, TX is 2.33 times less than the Texas average and 2.08 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Watauga, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.60 times less than the Texas average and 1.42 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Watauga (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Watauga, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Watauga, TX safer than 60% when compared to other Texas cities, and 56% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Watauga, TX. At this time, Watauga, TX sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Watauga

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Watauga is 1 in 538
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Watauga is 1 in 59
The chance of being a victim of crime in Watauga is 1 in 53
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Watauga, 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 Watauga, TX, then there is a 1 in 538 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 59. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 53 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Watauga, TX.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Watauga, 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 Watauga, TX has increased by 30%, while the property crime rate in Watauga, TX has decreased by 24% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Watauga, TX has decreased by 21% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Watauga police department

ItemWataugaTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4046,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.03.3
There are a total of 40 Watauga police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.4% less than the Texas average and 49.8% 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
North Haven, CT23,997932,4482,540
East Lake-Orient Park, FL23,9956263,9104,536
North Potomac, MD24,0031989591,158
Anthem, AZ23,9952901,8352,125
Chanhassen, MN24,003102896998
Watauga, TX23,9991861,7231,909
Source: The Watauga, 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.