Reported Annual Crime In West University Place

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest University Place/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime206n/a (estimate)1,3033,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest University Place/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape0n/a0.044.638.6
Robbery8n/a50.6116.3101.9
Assault1n/a6.3246.6237.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)57412373
Burglary105n/a664.3557.2491.4
Theft85n/a537.82,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a44.3245.7220.2
Property crime197n/a (estimate)1,2462,8312,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in West University Place, TX. The total number of reported crimes in West University Place, TX is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall West University Place, TX crime rate is 60% lower than the Texas average and is 54% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, West University Place, TX has a violent crime rate that is 86% lower than the Texas average and 85% lower than the national average. For property crime, West University Place, TX is 56% lower than the Texas average and 50% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West University Place is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.57 daily crimes that occur in West University Place.
  • West University Place is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West University Place you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West University Place has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In West University Place (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in West University Place, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In West University Place, TX the total number of daily crimes is 2.49 times less than the Texas average and 2.19 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in West University Place, TX is 7.24 times less than the Texas average and 6.54 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, West University Place, TX has a daily crime rate that is 2.27 times less than the Texas average and 2.00 times less than the national average.

How Safe is West University Place (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the West University Place, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show West University Place, TX being safer than 88% of cities in Texas and 80% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to West University Place, TX. In conclusion, West University Place, TX now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West University Place

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West University Place is 1 in 1757
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West University Place is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in West University Place is 1 in 77
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in West University Place, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In West University Place, TX you have a 1 in 1757 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime in West University Place, TX.

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

The year over year crime rate for West University Place, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in West University Place, 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 increased by 338% in West University Place, TX, while property crimes in West University Place, TX have increased by 14%. Crimes in total for West University Place, TX have increased by 18% year over year.

West University Place police department

ItemWest University PlaceTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3046,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 30 West University Place police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.9% less than the Texas average and 40.1% 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
Brookside Village, TX1,7846363127
Southside Place, TX1,81658397455
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,77778539618
Piney Point Village, TX3,22878539618
Spring Valley Village, TX3,93878539618
West University Place, TX15,223571,2461,303

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West University Place, TX15,223571,2461,303
Source: The West University Place, 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.