Reported Annual Crime In Athens

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime380n/a (estimate)2,9633,0022,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape9n/a70.251.141.7
Robbery7n/a54.6114.098.0
Assault25n/a194.9268.8248.9
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)320439394
Burglary78n/a608.1473.7430.4
Theft234n/a1,824.41,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft27n/a210.5240.4237.4
Property crime339n/a (estimate)2,6432,5632,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Athens, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Athens, 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 Athens, TX crime rates are 1% lower than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 7% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Athens, TX has a rate that is 27% lower than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 19% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Athens, TX is 3% higher than its state's mean, and 12% higher than the country's average.
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The Athens crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Athens as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Athens crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Athens is 7% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.12 daily crimes that occur in Athens.
  • Athens is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Athens you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Athens has decreased by 31%.

Compare Athens, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Athens (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Athens, TX per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national scale. In Athens, TX the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.01 times less than the Texas average and 1.07 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Athens, TX is 1.37 times less than the Texas average and 1.23 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Athens, TX has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.03 times more than the Texas average and 1.12 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Athens (higher is better)

How safe is Athens, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Athens, TX is safer than 34% of the cities in Texas and 33% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Athens, TX. Overall, Athens, TX is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Athens

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Athens is 1 in 313
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Athens is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Athens is 1 in 34
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Athens, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Athens, TX you have a 1 in 313 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 38 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Athens, TX.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Athens, 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 Athens, TX has decreased by 2%, while the property crime rate in Athens, TX has decreased by 33% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Athens, TX has decreased by 31% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Athens police department

ItemAthensTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3146,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.43.03.3
There are a total of 31 Athens police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.3% less than the Texas average and 26.4% 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
Callender Lake, TX1,2001941,1351,330
Malakoff, TX2,9122711,5831,855
Star Harbor, TX4933051,7792,083
Edom, TX3105052,9473,452
Payne Springs, TX6945363,1273,663
Poynor, TX2075613,2733,833
Log Cabin, TX56304,0224,022
Athens, TX12,7963202,6432,963

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Port Neches, TX12,7943911,6282,020
New Kensington, PA12,7934003,8864,285
Minden, LA12,790641,7041,768
Fruita, CO12,7901931,3261,519
Sugarland Run, VA12,8051571,3531,510
Athens, TX12,7963202,6432,963
Source: The Athens, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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