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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 54%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBells/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,189 (estimate)2,7782,580
Murdern/an/an/a4.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a51.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a98.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a256.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)176 (estimate)411381
Burglaryn/an/an/a410.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a243.2228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,013 (estimate)2,3672,200

Key findings

  • Bells crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bells are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Bells you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bells is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bells has decreased by 13%

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      Daily Crime In Bells (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bells

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bells is 1 in 569
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bells is 1 in 99
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bells is 1 in 85

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

      Bells police department

      ItemBellsTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a46,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.03.3

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 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
      Pottsboro, TX2,40442252294
      Whitewright, TX1,75259474533
      Howe, TX2,692158790948
      Tom Bean, TX1,0091771,0211,199
      Van Alstyne, TX3,2652431,4341,677
      Bonham, TX10,0401671,7051,872
      Denison, TX23,0803741,8972,270
      Bells, TX1,4731761,0131,189

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Snyder, OK1,4732321,3131,544
      Nunda, NY1,473192789981
      Vevay, IN1,4731639271,090
      West Jefferson, NC1,4731509871,137
      Rodney Village, DE1,4742101,1501,359
      Bells, TX1,4731761,0131,189
      Source: The Bells, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.