Reported Annual Crime In La Joya

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 peopleLa Joya/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime79n/a (estimate)1,8193,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Joya/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape1n/a23.051.141.7
Robbery0n/a0.0114.098.0
Assault9n/a207.2268.8248.9
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)230439383
Burglary11n/a253.3473.7430.4
Theft57n/a1,312.51,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a23.0240.4237.4
Property crime69n/a (estimate)1,5892,5632,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in La Joya, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in La Joya, TX, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in La Joya, TX is 39% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 34% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, La Joya, TX has 48% lower than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 40% lower than the national average. In property crime, La Joya, TX is 38% lower than the average of Texas and is 33% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in La Joya is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.98 daily crimes that occur in La Joya.
  • La Joya is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Joya you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Joya has decreased by 38%.

Compare La Joya, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In La Joya (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in La Joya, 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 La Joya, TX are 1.65 times less than the Texas average and 1.51 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in La Joya, TX are 1.91 times less than than Texas and 1.66 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in La Joya, TX are 1.61 times less than than Texas and 1.49 times less than the national average.

How Safe is La Joya (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of La Joya, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that La Joya, TX ranks safer than 57% of every city located within Texas along with 52% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than La Joya, TX. As a result, La Joya, TX is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Joya

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Joya is 1 in 435
The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Joya is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in La Joya is 1 in 55
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in La Joya, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In La Joya, TX you have a 1 in 435 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime in La Joya, TX.

Year Over Year Crime In La Joya (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether La Joya, TX is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in La Joya, TX has decreased by 39%, while the property crime rate in La Joya, TX has decreased by 38% year over year. The number of total crimes in La Joya, TX has decreased by 38% year over year.

La Joya police department

ItemLa JoyaTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1746,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.13.03.3
There are a total of 17 La Joya police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.7% greater than the Texas average and 25.5% greater 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
Penitas, TX4,728122223344
La Grulla, TX1,3673498721,221
Alton, TX15,581921,6411,732
West Sharyland, TX2,1402551,4921,747
Hidalgo, TX13,4492781,5381,815
Abram, TX2,2002751,6081,884
Citrus City, TX3,6863341,9532,287
La Joya, TX4,2092301,5891,819

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
June Park, FL4,2092681,6481,916
Emerald Lakes, PA4,2082501,3161,566
Sparks, TX4,2084562,6633,119
Monongahela, PA4,2085093,2213,730
Hazlehurst, GA4,2111685,3855,553
La Joya, TX4,2092301,5891,819
Source: The La Joya, 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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