Reported Annual Crime In Wharton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWharton/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime489n/a (estimate)5,6173,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWharton/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.35.3
Rape3n/a34.548.040.4
Robbery9n/a103.4119.6102.8
Assault37n/a425.0261.6248.5
Violent crime49n/a (estimate)563434386
Burglary44n/a505.4533.8468.9
Theft377n/a4,330.41,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theft19n/a218.2247.8236.9
Property crime440n/a (estimate)5,0542,7602,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Wharton, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Wharton, 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 Wharton, TX crime rates are 76% higher than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 98% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Wharton, TX has a rate that is 30% higher than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 46% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Wharton, TX is 83% higher than its state's mean, and 106% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
East Bernard, TX2,7451681,0691,237
El Campo, TX11,5494312,9213,352
Beasley, TX5195773,6674,244
Boling, TX9525903,7524,342
Kendleton, TX3265983,8004,398
Wharton, TX8,7685635,0545,617

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wharton is 98% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.39 daily crimes that occur in Wharton.
  • Wharton is safer than 11% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wharton you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wharton has increased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Wharton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Wharton, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Wharton, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.76 times more than the Texas average and 1.98 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Wharton, TX is 1.30 times more than the Texas average and 1.46 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Wharton, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.83 times more than the Texas average and 2.06 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Wharton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Wharton, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Wharton, TX safer than 10% when compared to other Texas cities, and 11% 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 Wharton, TX. At this time, Wharton, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wharton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wharton is 1 in 178
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wharton is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wharton is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Wharton, 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 Wharton, TX, you have a 1 in 178 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 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Wharton, TX is 1 in 18.

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

The year over year crime rate for Wharton, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Wharton, 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 13% in Wharton, TX, while property crimes in Wharton, TX have increased by 2%. Crimes in total for Wharton, TX have increased by 3% year over year.

Wharton police department

ItemWhartonTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3346,020556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.73.03.3
There are a total of 33 Wharton police officers. This results in 3.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.4% greater than the Texas average and 12.6% greater 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
Airmont, NY8,7702128721,085
Audubon, NJ8,763584,0144,072
Park Ridge, NJ8,76345213258
Scott, LA8,775772,5632,640
Booneville, MS8,7752782,7473,025
Wharton, TX8,7685635,0545,617
Source: The Wharton, 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.