Reported Annual Crime In Gatesville

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 peopleGatesville/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime233n/a (estimate)1,8832,7782,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGatesville/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.65.0
Rape9n/a72.751.242.6
Robbery1n/a8.198.486.2
Assault14n/a113.1256.6246.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)194411381
Burglary60n/a484.8410.8376.0
Theft137n/a1,106.91,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft12n/a97.0243.2228.9
Property crime209n/a (estimate)1,6892,3672,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Gatesville, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Gatesville, TX is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Gatesville, TX crime rates are 32% lower than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 27% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Gatesville, TX has a rate that is 53% lower than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 49% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Gatesville, TX is 29% lower than its state's mean, and 23% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gatesville is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.16 daily crimes that occur in Gatesville.
  • Gatesville is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gatesville you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gatesville has increased by 53%.

Compare Gatesville, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Gatesville (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Gatesville, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Gatesville, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.48 times less than the Texas average and 1.37 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Gatesville, TX is 2.12 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.96 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Gatesville, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.40 times less than the Texas average and 1.30 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Gatesville (higher is better)

How safe is Gatesville, TX compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Gatesville, TX is safer than 69% of the cities in Texas and 63% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Gatesville, TX. Overall, Gatesville, TX is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gatesville

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gatesville is 1 in 516
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gatesville is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gatesville is 1 in 54
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Gatesville, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Gatesville, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 516. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 60 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 Gatesville, TX is 1 in 54.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Gatesville, TX is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Gatesville, TX has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Gatesville, TX has increased by 57% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Gatesville, TX has increased by 53% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Gatesville police department

ItemGatesvilleTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2446,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.53.03.3
There are a total of 24 Gatesville police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.8% less than the Texas average and 54.5% 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
South Mountain, TX4605182,9833,501
Oglesby, TX5825853,3723,957
Gatesville, TX12,5381941,6891,883

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Windsor Locks, CT12,537801,3611,441
Lakeland, TN12,5412381,0761,314
Joppatowne, MD12,5345132,2232,735
Palos Heights, IL12,544241,0901,114
Cambridge, MD12,5521,0354,8695,904
Gatesville, TX12,5381941,6891,883
Source: The Gatesville, 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.
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