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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 peopleCockrell Hill/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime93n/a (estimate)2,5222,7322,324
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)190432370
Vehicle theft25n/a678.1331.2282.7
Property crime86n/a (estimate)2,3332,3001,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Cockrell Hill, TX

The Cockrell Hill crime rates are 8.5% higher than the national average. There are two main categories of crime - violent crime and property crime. Violent crime consists of murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. There were a total of 7 violent crimes in Cockrell Hill (190 per 100,000 people), which is 48.7% lower than the national average and there were a total of 86 property crimes (2333 per 100,000 residents) which is 19.4% higher than average.

When assessing the overall crime rate in Cockrell Hill per 100,000 people, it stands in the median range among all cities with reported crime data. Our analysis of total incidents, encompassing both violent and property crimes, underscores the close alignment of reported Cockrell Hill crime rates with the national average as reported by other areas.

In a remarkable testament to the city's commitment to safety, Cockrell Hill reported a murder rate of 0. This could indicate that it is a very safe place to live, but also serves as an inspiration to other urban areas striving for safer communities. Examining the full crime report will provide a complete overview of all crimes - violent and property.

With a total of 25 vehicle thefts last year, Cockrell Hill has one of the most stolen cars in the country at 678 per 100,000 people. This lands Cockrell Hill in the bottom 10% of all cities that reported crime and the chance of any vehicle being stolen is one in 148.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Cockrell Hill?

What do the local residents think about crime in Cockrell Hill? Well, based on a recent survey of 10 people (conducted by AreaVibes), 40% of Cockrell Hill residents said that there was virtually no crime and that they felt safe walking at night. Another 60% of respondents said that there was too much crime in the area and they did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Cockrell Hill a Safe Place to Live?

Determining whether Cockrell Hill is a place to live may not always yield a simple answer, given the city's varying safety levels across different areas. Nonetheless, comprehending the city's overall crime rate can be a valuable asset. In broad terms, Cockrell Hill has an overall crime rate that is 9% higher than the national average. When we take a look at crime on a daily basis, this translates into 0.25 daily occurrences, comprising 0.02 violent crimes and 0.24 property crimes. Scrutinizing these statistics provides a foundation for a more informed assessment of the suitability of Cockrell Hill as a potential place to establish residency.

Has Crime in Cockrell Hill Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Cockrell Hill has decreased by 1.1% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Cockrell Hill is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has decreased by 41.7%, while property crime has decreased by 4.9%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Cockrell Hill.

Potential Causes for Crime in Cockrell Hill

In Cockrell Hill, 48.1% 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.

High cost of living can lead to economic stress for individuals and families, particularly those with limited financial resources. When people struggle to make ends meet due to high housing costs, healthcare expenses, or other basic necessities, they may be more inclined to engage in criminal activities, such as theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. On the flipside, cities that have a lower cost of living, could see a reduced crime rate. In Cockrell Hill, the cost of living is 9.77% lower than the national average.

Cockrell Hill has a ratio of police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents that differs from the national norm, with 5.07 officers and civilians per 1,000 residents, compared to 3.25 nationwide. Crime rates are profoundly influenced by the effectiveness of law enforcement and community policing endeavors. A resilient and cooperative partnership between law enforcement agencies and the community can serve as a deterrent to criminal activities, ultimately enhancing safety. The efficacy of law enforcement extends beyond mere numbers and extends into the realm of community policing strategies, emphasizing the cultivation of trust and collaboration between officers and the community. It is not merely a matter of quantity but the quality of engagement with the community that matters most.

Cockrell Hill crime map

The Cockrell Hill crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cockrell Hill 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 Cockrell Hill crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Cockrell Hill 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

  • Cockrell Hill crime rates are 9% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cockrell Hill are 49% lower than the national average
  • In Cockrell Hill you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cockrell Hill is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cockrell Hill has increased by 9%

Cockrell Hill, TX Crime Quiz


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        Daily Crime In Cockrell Hill (per 100,000 people)

        The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Cockrell Hill, per 100,000 residents. In Cockrell Hill, the total number of daily crimes is 1.08 times less than the Texas average and 1.09 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Cockrell Hill are 2.27 times less than the Texas average and 1.95 times less than the national average. For property crime, Cockrell Hill has a daily crime rate that is 1.01 times more than the Texas average and 1.19 times more than the daily national average.

        How Safe is Cockrell Hill (higher is better)

        When comparing the safety of Cockrell Hill to every other city in Texas, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Cockrell Hill safe? The gauges above illustrate that Cockrell Hill is safer than 42% of every city located within Texas along with 43% 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, Cockrell Hill, TX is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cockrell Hill

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cockrell Hill is 1 in 527
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cockrell Hill is 1 in 43
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Cockrell Hill is 1 in 40
        Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Cockrell Hill, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 527. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 43 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Cockrell Hill is 1 in 40.

        Year Over Year Crime In Cockrell Hill (per 100,000 people)

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Cockrell Hill is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Cockrell Hill has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 36% in Cockrell Hill, while property crimes in Cockrell Hill have increased by 15%. Total crime has increased by 9% year over year.

        Cockrell Hill police department

        Item Cockrell Hill Texas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2246,020558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.13.03.3
        There are a total of 22 Cockrell Hill police officers. This results in 5.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68.5% greater than the Texas average and 55.8% greater 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.

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        Source: The Cockrell Hill, 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.