Reported Annual Crime In Forest Hill

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Hill/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime437n/a (estimate)3,3503,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleForest Hill/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.75.05.3
Rape2n/a15.351.141.7
Robbery30n/a230.0114.098.0
Assault29n/a222.3268.8248.9
Violent crime62n/a (estimate)475439383
Burglary43n/a329.7473.7430.4
Theft296n/a2,269.21,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft36n/a276.0240.4237.4
Property crime375n/a (estimate)2,8752,5632,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Forest Hill, TX. All reported Forest Hill, TX crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Forest Hill, TX overall crime rate is 12% higher than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 22% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Forest Hill, TX, the rate is 8% higher than compared to the Texas average, and 24% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Forest Hill, TX comes in at 12% higher than to the average seen in Texas, and 22% higher than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Forest Hill is 22% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.18 daily crimes that occur in Forest Hill.
  • Forest Hill is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Forest Hill you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Forest Hill has decreased by 5%.

Compare Forest Hill, TX Crime To Other Cities

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Forest Hill, TX is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Texas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Forest Hill, TX are 1.12 times more than the Texas average and 1.22 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Forest Hill, TX are 1.08 times more than than Texas and 1.24 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Forest Hill, TX are 1.12 times more than than Texas and 1.22 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Forest Hill (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Forest Hill, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Forest Hill, TX safer than 19% when compared to other Texas cities, and 20% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Forest Hill, TX. At this time, Forest Hill, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Forest Hill

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Forest Hill is 1 in 211
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Forest Hill is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Forest Hill is 1 in 30
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Forest Hill, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Forest Hill, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 211. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 35 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Forest Hill, TX is 1 in 30.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Forest Hill, TX is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Forest Hill, TX has increased by 119%, the amount of property crime in Forest Hill, TX has decreased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Forest Hill, TX has decreased by 5% year to year.

Forest Hill police department

ItemForest HillTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2446,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.93.03.3
There are a total of 24 Forest Hill police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.8% less than the Texas average and 42.4% less than the National average.

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
Blue Mound, TX3,263119835955
Westworth Village, TX2,6321751,0211,196
Edgecliff Village, TX2,9501841,0751,260
Mansfield, TX63,1411161,2021,318
Cross Timber, TX3082131,2441,457
Joshua, TX6,3161721,5041,675
River Oaks, TX7,666771,7191,796
Forest Hill, TX12,7744752,8753,350

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Short Hills, NJ12,77187593680
Bedford, OH12,7821981,8042,001
Glen Carbon, IL12,78254693747
Conneaut, OH12,7823803,0823,462
Auburn, IN12,7583922,3742,766
Forest Hill, TX12,7744752,8753,350
Source: The Forest Hill, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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