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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 11%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDalhart/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime221n/a (estimate)2,6512,8102,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape5n/a60.051.142.6
Robbery0n/a0.0100.081.6
Assault30n/a359.8263.0250.2
Violent crime35n/a (estimate)420419379
Burglary58n/a695.6392.8340.5
Theft108n/a1,295.31,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft20n/a239.9267.2219.9
Property crime186n/a (estimate)2,2312,3912,110

Key findings

  • Dalhart crime rates are 6% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dalhart are 11% higher than the national average
  • In Dalhart you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dalhart is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dalhart has increased by 9%

Dalhart crime map

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The Dalhart crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Dalhart 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 Dalhart crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Dalhart (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Dalhart for every 100,000 residents. The Dalhart total amount of daily crime is 1.06 times less than the Texas average and 1.06 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Dalhart, is 1.00 times more than the Texas average, and it is 1.11 times more than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Dalhart has a daily crime average that is 1.07 times less than the Texas average and 1.06 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Dalhart (higher is better)

      Is Dalhart safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Dalhart to other cities in the state and across the country, Dalhart is 26% safer than other cities of Texas and 25% safer than other cities in the nation. Dalhart has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dalhart

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dalhart is 1 in 239
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dalhart is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dalhart is 1 in 38
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Dalhart? In Dalhart, you have a 1 in 239 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 45. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Dalhart, TX is 1 in 38.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Dalhart 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 Dalhart has increased by 53% and the rate of property crime in Dalhart has increased by 4%. The total crime rate in Dalhart has increased by 9% year to year.

      Dalhart police department

      ItemDalhartTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1746,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
      There are a total of 17 Dalhart police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.4% less than the Texas average and 35.6% less than the National average.

      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
      Hartley, TX5305713,2583,829
      Dalhart, TX8,3574202,2312,651

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hillsboro, TX8,3582013,0913,292
      Guntersville, AL8,3606156,5007,114
      Oberlin, OH8,3531932,0722,265
      Orrville, OH8,3512489221,170
      Mount Rainier, MD8,3644053,1323,537
      Dalhart, TX8,3574202,2312,651
      Source: The Dalhart, 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.