Reported Annual Crime In Waxahachie

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaxahachie/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime908n/a (estimate)2,7513,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaxahachie/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape1n/a3.044.638.6
Robbery15n/a45.4116.3101.9
Assault32n/a96.9246.6237.8
Violent crime48n/a (estimate)145412373
Burglary110n/a333.2557.2491.4
Theft691n/a2,093.22,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft59n/a178.7245.7220.2
Property crime860n/a (estimate)2,6052,8312,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Waxahachie, 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 Waxahachie, 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 Waxahachie, TX averages 15% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 4% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Waxahachie, TX is 65% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 61% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 8% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 5% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Waxahachie, TX area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waxahachie is 4% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.54 daily crimes that occur in Waxahachie.
  • Waxahachie is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waxahachie you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waxahachie has decreased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Waxahachie (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Waxahachie, 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 Waxahachie, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.18 times less than the Texas average and 1.04 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Waxahachie, TX is 2.83 times less than the Texas average, and it is 2.56 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Waxahachie, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.09 times less than the Texas average and 1.05 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Waxahachie (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Waxahachie, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Waxahachie, TX safer than 58% when compared to other Texas cities, and 51% 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 Waxahachie, TX. At this time, Waxahachie, TX sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waxahachie

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waxahachie is 1 in 688
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waxahachie is 1 in 39
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waxahachie is 1 in 37
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Waxahachie, TX? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Waxahachie, TX, you have a 1 in 688 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 39. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Waxahachie, TX is 1 in 37.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Waxahachie, 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 Waxahachie, TX has increased by 61%, while the property crime rate in Waxahachie, TX has decreased by 15% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Waxahachie, TX has decreased by 13% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Waxahachie police department

ItemWaxahachieTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6946,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.23.03.3
There are a total of 69 Waxahachie police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 25.2% less than the Texas average and 31.1% 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
Oak Leaf, TX1,27980546626
Ovilla, TX3,460137740876
Midlothian, TX19,5901061,2731,379
Palmer, TX2,347491,5171,566
Wilmer, TX3,779771,9802,057
Waxahachie, TX31,0451452,6052,751

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Florence, KY31,0382164,6854,902
Cookeville, TN31,0044543,9134,367
Garfield, NJ30,9962121,7902,002
Gillette, WY31,1101482,3542,501
Alabaster, AL30,9784151,6782,093
Waxahachie, TX31,0451452,6052,751
Source: The Waxahachie, 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.