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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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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 peopleHewitt/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime173n/a (estimate)1,0622,7322,324
Violent crime27n/a (estimate)166432370
Vehicle theft13n/a79.8331.2282.7
Property crime146n/a (estimate)8962,3001,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Hewitt, TX

The Hewitt crime rates are 54.3% lower 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 27 violent crimes in Hewitt (166 per 100,000 people), which is 55.2% lower than the national average and there were a total of 146 property crimes (896 per 100,000 residents) which is 54.1% lower than average.

In a remarkable testament to the city's commitment to safety, Hewitt 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.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Hewitt?

What is the prevailing sentiment among Hewitt residents regarding the state of crime? A comprehensive survey conducted by AreaVibes, involving 7 respondents, sheds light on this matter. The results were as follows: 86% of Hewitt residents expressed a notable sense of security, asserting that crime was virtually non-existent in their community, and they felt at ease strolling the streets after dark. While, 14% of those surveyed held a contrasting viewpoint, perceiving a higher incidence of crime, leading them to feel apprehensive about walking alone at night.

Is Hewitt a Safe Place to Live?

Before you decide to relocate, it’s always good to ask yourself “Is Hewitt a safe place to live?” Although the answer might not be that simple, as some areas are safer than others, getting a good feel for the overall rate of crime can definitely be helpful. Overall, the Hewitt crime rate is 54% lower than the national average. If we break that down daily, that translates into 0.47 crimes per day - 0.07 violent crimes and 0.4 property crimes.

Has Crime in Hewitt Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows residents and potential residents to assess the crime in Hewitt. A decrease in crime rates may indicate improving safety, while an increase could raise concerns. The year-over-year crime rate in Hewitt has decreased by 6.5%. Violent crimes have decreased by 12.9%, while property crimes have decreased by 5.2%. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, authorities and communities can identify trends and patterns in criminal activity. This helps in understanding whether crime is increasing, decreasing, or remaining stable over time.

Potential Causes for Crime in Hewitt

The economic prosperity of a city's inhabitants exerts substantial influence on crime stats. Elevated poverty rates and income inequality can precipitate heightened criminal activity, as individuals may turn to illicit means to fulfill their fundamental requirements. While lower poverty rates could lead to lower Hewitt crime rates. In Hewitt, the poverty rate stands at 7.8%, diverging from the national average of 15.1%.

Regions characterized by high population density frequently encompass expansive urban hubs that offer diverse economic prospects. In such areas, income inequality can be exacerbated, creating pockets of poverty alongside affluence. Economic disparities within these regions may correlate with elevated property crimes and, in certain instances, violent crimes. Conversely, areas with low population density numbers generally exhibit reduced Hewitt crime rates. Hewitt registers a population density of 2093.7 people per square mile, in contrast to the national average of 90.6 people per square mile.

In Hewitt, the median home price stands at $174,900, diverging from the national average of $184,700. Elevated housing costs often induce financial strain among residents. When individuals grapple with the challenges of affording housing, they may find themselves compelled to resort to criminal activities as a means of addressing their financial hardships, including acts like theft or fraud. This predicament is particularly pronounced in areas where housing affordability poses a persistent issue, giving rise to heightened concerns regarding crime. In such instances, some individuals and families may find themselves constrained to reside in cramped or subpar housing conditions, exacerbating stress levels and potentially fostering domestic disputes and associated criminal incidents.

Hewitt crime map

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

      • Hewitt crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Hewitt are 55% lower than the national average
      • In Hewitt you have a 1 in 95 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Hewitt is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Hewitt has decreased by 12%

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        Daily Crime In Hewitt (per 100,000 people)

        The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Hewitt for every 100,000 residents. The Hewitt total amount of daily crime is 2.57 times less than the Texas average and 2.19 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hewitt, is 2.61 times less than the Texas average, and it is 2.23 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Hewitt has a daily crime average that is 2.57 times less than the Texas average and 2.18 times less than the daily national rate.

        How Safe is Hewitt (higher is better)

        Is Hewitt 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 Hewitt to other cities in the state and across the country, Hewitt is 67% safer than other cities of Texas and 63% safer than other cities in the nation. Hewitt has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hewitt

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hewitt is 1 in 604
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hewitt is 1 in 112
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Hewitt is 1 in 95
        Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Hewitt, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 604. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 112 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 Hewitt is 1 in 95.

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

        A good indicator of whether Hewitt is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Hewitt has decreased by 18%, while the property crime rate in Hewitt has decreased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Hewitt has decreased by 12% year over year.

        Hewitt police department

        Item Hewitt Texas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2946,020558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.13.03.3
        There are a total of 29 Hewitt police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31% less than the Texas average and 36.2% less 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.

        Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Woodway, TX8,936531,0621,114
        China Spring, TX1,2641991,0581,257
        Lorena, TX1,8221681,1751,343
        Robinson, TX11,8062471,0961,343
        Moody, TX1,5252141,1371,351
        Bruceville-Eddy, TX1,6752101,2611,471
        Hallsburg, TX4054072,1662,573
        Hewitt, TX14,7051668961,062

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Franklin Park, PA14,701107565671
        Lynden, WA14,7001112,0892,200
        Mount Washington, KY14,69949575624
        Carthage, MO14,6992642,1152,379
        Bradley Gardens, NJ14,7141359421,077
        Hewitt, TX14,7051668961,062
        Source: The Hewitt, 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.