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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCleburne/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime405n/a (estimate)1,2372,7322,324
Violent crime60n/a (estimate)183432370
Vehicle theft19n/a58.1331.2282.7
Property crime345n/a (estimate)1,0542,3001,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Cleburne, TX

Crime is typically categorized into two main types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. Based on the most recent report, the Cleburne crime rate is lower than the national average by 46.8%. Specifically, there were 60 violent crimes in Cleburne, equivalent to 183 per 100,000 individuals, lower than the national average by 50.4%. Furthermore, Cleburne recorded 345 property crimes, amounting to 1054 per 100,000 residents, which was lower than the average by 46.1%.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Cleburne?

AreaVibes conducted surveys inquiring about the safety perception of Cleburne residents. Out of the respondents (17 in total), 71% expressed a strong sense of security, believing that crime rates in Cleburne were low, and they felt comfortable walking alone at night. Conversely, 29% held a contrasting viewpoint, expressing concerns about safety in the area and feeling uncomfortable walking alone during the nighttime hours.

Is Cleburne a Safe Place to Live?

To get a feel for the safety of living in Cleburne, it's essential to analyze both the overall crime rate and the daily incident count. Cleburne presents a total crime rate that is 47% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. Consequently, Cleburne experiences an average of 1.11 daily crimes, comprising 0.16 violent incidents and 0.95 property-related offenses. This evaluation offers a comprehensive understanding of the safety landscape, aiding individuals in making informed decisions when considering relocation.

Has Crime in Cleburne Increased Since Last Year?

In the most recent crime report, year-over-year crime rates in Cleburne has decreased by 39%. Examining the change in crime rates from one year to the next provides valuable insights into the evolving safety landscape of Cleburne, aiding residents in assessing whether it is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. These crime rates are categorized into two primary groups: violent and property crimes. Year-over-year, violent crime has decreased by 60.8%, while property crime has decreased by 32.5%. This comprehensive analysis offers potential residents essential information for making informed decisions about whether or not Cleburne is a safe place to live.

Potential Causes for Crime in Cleburne

In Cleburne, 71.3% of residents have successfully graduated from high school, whereas the national average stands at 83%. The educational makeup of any city can exert a significant influence on crime rates. Typically, higher levels of educational attainment are associated with reduced crime rates, as they furnish individuals with improved employment prospects and viable alternatives to engaging in criminal activities. Conversely, communities characterized by lower educational achievement often grapple with higher crime rates, as limited opportunities may drive individuals towards criminal behavior.

In Cleburne, the ratio of police officers and civilians stands at 2.29 per 1,000 residents, contrasting with the national average of 3.25. This discrepancy highlights the potential impact of law enforcement and community policing on crime rates. The strength of their collaboration can serve as a deterrent to criminal behavior, fostering a safer environment. Effective law enforcement leans heavily on community policing strategies that prioritize the cultivation of trust and cooperation between police and residents. It's essential to recognize that the effectiveness of these efforts isn't solely tied to the quantity of officers but also hinges on the quality of their engagement with the community.

Cleburne has an average rental rate of $994 per month, compared to the national average of $949. In areas with high rental costs, some individuals and families may be forced to live in overcrowded or substandard housing conditions. Overcrowding can lead to increased stress and tension, which may contribute to domestic disputes and related property or violent crimes. Addressing affordable housing and economic mobility can be important strategies for reducing crime in such areas.

Cleburne crime map

The Cleburne crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cleburne as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Cleburne crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Cleburne crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Cleburne crime rates are 47% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Cleburne are 50% lower than the national average
      • In Cleburne you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Cleburne is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Cleburne has decreased by 40%

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        Daily Crime In Cleburne (per 100,000 people)

        The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Cleburne, TX per 100,000 people. In Cleburne, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.21 times less than the Texas average and 1.88 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Cleburne is 2.36 times less than the Texas average and 2.02 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Cleburne has a daily crime rate that is 2.18 times less than the Texas average and 1.85 times less than the overall daily national average.

        How Safe is Cleburne (higher is better)

        When comparing the safety of Cleburne to every other city in Texas, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Cleburne safe? The gauges above illustrate that Cleburne is safer than 62% of every city located within Texas along with 58% 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. As a result, Cleburne, TX is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cleburne

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cleburne is 1 in 546
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cleburne is 1 in 95
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Cleburne is 1 in 81
        Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Cleburne? In Cleburne, TX you have a 1 in 546 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 95 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cleburne.

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

        An ideal indicator of whether Cleburne is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Cleburne has decreased by 61% and the rate of property crime in Cleburne has decreased by 34%. The total crime rate in Cleburne has decreased by 40% year to year.

        Cleburne police department

        Item Cleburne Texas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6946,020558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
        There are a total of 69 Cleburne police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.8% less than the Texas average and 29.6% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Texas

        State Total offenders Texas /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Pecan Plantation, TX6,627140748888
        Joshua, TX7,8182798721,151
        Keene, TX6,4562839601,243
        Rio Vista, TX1,0352011,0721,273
        Grandview, TX2,0512101,1161,326
        Cross Timber, TX2882101,1171,326
        Godley, TX1,0802671,0691,336
        Cleburne, TX30,8121831,0541,237

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        Cleburne, TX30,8121831,0541,237
        Source: The Cleburne, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.