Reported Annual Crime In West

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime38n/a (estimate)1,2863,2442,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.84.9
Rape0n/a0.044.638.6
Robbery0n/a0.0116.3101.9
Assault3n/a101.5246.6237.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)101412373
Burglary6n/a203.0557.2491.4
Theft28n/a947.22,028.51,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a33.8245.7220.2
Property crime35n/a (estimate)1,1842,8312,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West is 55% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.52 daily crimes that occur in West.
  • West is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West has increased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In West (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West is 1 in 986
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of crime in West is 1 in 78

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

West police department

ItemWestTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)746,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.53.03.3
There are a total of 7 West police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.3% less than the Texas average and 24.8% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
China Spring, TX1,5331681,1521,320
Whitney, TX2,27702,6382,638
Abbott, TX4314423,0403,482
Gholson, TX8644593,1563,616
Leroy, TX3274683,2153,683
West, TX2,8481011,1841,286

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Priceville, AL2,848631,1371,200
Murfreesboro, NC2,8471511,2001,351
Sandwich, MA2,84788780868
Akron, NY2,8502078731,080
Hamburg, AR2,8467531,3622,115
West, TX2,8481011,1841,286
Source: The West, 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.