Reported Annual Crime In Alton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlton/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime302n/a (estimate)1,7323,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlton/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape0n/a0.051.141.7
Robbery7n/a40.2114.098.0
Assault9n/a51.6268.8248.9
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)92439383
Burglary40n/a229.5473.7430.4
Theft234n/a1,342.41,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft12n/a68.8240.4237.4
Property crime286n/a (estimate)1,6412,5632,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Alton, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in Alton, TX, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Alton, TX is 42% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 37% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Alton, TX has 79% lower than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 76% lower than the national average. In property crime, Alton, TX is 36% lower than the average of Texas and is 31% lower than the national average.

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The Alton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Alton as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Alton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alton is 37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.75 daily crimes that occur in Alton.
  • Alton is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Alton you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Alton has increased by 4%.

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Compare Alton, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Alton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Alton, TX on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Texas. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Alton, TX (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Texas state wide, are 1.73 times less than the state average and 1.58 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Alton, TX on a daily bases are 4.78 times less than than Texas average and 4.17 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Alton, TX are 1.56 times less than the daily state average and 1.44 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Alton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Alton, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Alton, TX ranks safer than 76% of every city located within Texas along with 71% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Alton, TX. As a result, Alton, TX is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Alton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Alton is 1 in 1090
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Alton is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Alton is 1 in 58
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Alton, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Alton, TX you have a 1 in 1090 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 61 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Alton, TX.

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

The year over year crime rate for Alton, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Alton, 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 33% in Alton, TX, while property crimes in Alton, TX have increased by 3%. Crimes in total for Alton, TX have increased by 4% year over year.

Alton police department

ItemAltonTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1946,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.33.03.3
There are a total of 19 Alton police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 55.4% less than the Texas average and 58.8% 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
Penitas, TX4,728122223344
Muniz, TX1,5742461,4391,685
West Sharyland, TX2,1402551,4921,747
Hidalgo, TX13,4492781,5381,815
La Joya, TX4,2092301,5891,819
Abram, TX2,2002751,6081,884
Lopezville, TX3,7363251,8982,223
Alton, TX15,581921,6411,732

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Sunland Park, NM15,5881,1525,7926,944
Humble, TX15,5699409,73110,671
La Marque, TX15,5675364,4775,013
Brunswick, ME15,5641401,5161,656
Flowing Wells, AZ15,6017764,4515,227
Alton, TX15,581921,6411,732
Source: The Alton, 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.