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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 19%
Property crime 34%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGladewater/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime186n/a (estimate)2,9372,6922,346
Murder0n/a0.06.66.5
Rape2n/a31.646.038.4
Robbery1n/a15.891.473.9
Assault17n/a268.4302.5279.7
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)316447388
Burglary36n/a568.5370.7314.2
Theft109n/a1,721.11,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft21n/a331.6287.0246.0
Property crime166n/a (estimate)2,6212,2451,958

Key findings

  • Gladewater crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Gladewater are 19% lower than the national average
  • In Gladewater you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Gladewater is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Gladewater has decreased by 4%

Gladewater crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Gladewater (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Gladewater for every 100,000 residents. The Gladewater total amount of daily crime is 1.09 times more than the Texas average and 1.25 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Gladewater, is 1.41 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.23 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Gladewater has a daily crime average that is 1.17 times more than the Texas average and 1.34 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Gladewater (higher is better)

      How safe is Gladewater, Texas compared to other cities in Texas and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Gladewater is safer than 28% of the cities in Texas and 29% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Texas and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Gladewater. Overall, Gladewater is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gladewater

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gladewater is 1 in 317
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gladewater is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Gladewater is 1 in 35
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Gladewater, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 317. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 39 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 Gladewater is 1 in 35.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Gladewater 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 Gladewater has increased by 43% and the rate of property crime in Gladewater has decreased by 8%. The total crime rate in Gladewater has decreased by 4% year to year.

      Gladewater police department

      ItemGladewaterTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2346,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.53.03.3
      There are a total of 23 Gladewater police officers. This results in 3.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.7% greater than the Texas average and 7% greater 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lakeport, TX1,2070301301
      Big Sandy, TX2,0310494494
      Hawkins, TX1,247301225526
      Holly Lake Ranch, TX2,842152764915
      Liberty City, TX2,1201678411,008
      East Mountain, TX1,1131859321,117
      White Oak, TX6,3741751,3171,491
      Gladewater, TX6,4073162,6212,937

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sidney, MT6,4075571,8632,421
      Bartonville, IL6,4063582,9173,275
      Farr West, UT6,4061881,7771,965
      Blue Bell, PA6,403127535661
      Crystal Lake, FL6,4134862,2372,722
      Gladewater, TX6,4073162,6212,937
      Source: The Gladewater, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.