Reported Annual Crime In Chester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,636 (estimate)3,1942,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.35.3
Rapen/an/an/a48.040.4
Robberyn/an/an/a119.6102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a261.6248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)630 (estimate)434386
Burglaryn/an/an/a533.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,978.11,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a247.8236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,006 (estimate)2,7602,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chester is 63% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.7 daily crimes that occur in Chester.
  • Chester is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chester you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chester has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Chester (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester is 1 in 159
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester is 1 in 22

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

Chester police department

ItemChesterTexasNational
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
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
Woodville, TX2,451122448570
Corrigan, TX1,7628502,3543,205
Colmesneil, TX6205733,6414,213
Pleasant Hill, TX6016524,1454,797
Chester, TX3146304,0064,636

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Finlayson, MN3143192,8003,119
Woodland, GA3142770277
Cincinnati, IA3144463,1993,645
West Okoboji, IA314118843960
Sunshine, NM3147444,1704,914
Chester, TX3146304,0064,636
Source: The Chester, 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.