Reported Annual Crime In La Porte

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 Porte/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime522n/a (estimate)1,4672,7782,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLa Porte/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a5.64.65.0
Rape21n/a59.051.242.6
Robbery10n/a28.198.486.2
Assault32n/a89.9256.6246.8
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)183411381
Burglary71n/a199.5410.8376.0
Theft334n/a938.41,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft52n/a146.1243.2228.9
Property crime457n/a (estimate)1,2842,3672,200

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in La Porte, TX is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in La Porte, TX. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in La Porte, TX averages 47% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 43% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in La Porte, TX is 56% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 52% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 46% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 42% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the La Porte, TX area.
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The La Porte crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in La Porte 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 La Porte crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in La Porte is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.02 daily crimes that occur in La Porte.
  • La Porte is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In La Porte you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in La Porte has decreased by 23%.

Compare La Porte, TX Crime To Other Cities

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

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in La Porte, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In La Porte, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.89 times less than the Texas average and 1.76 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in La Porte, TX are 2.25 times less than the Texas average and 2.08 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, La Porte, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.84 times less than the Texas average and 1.71 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is La Porte (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of La Porte, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that La Porte, TX ranks safer than 51% of every city located within Texas along with 47% 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 Porte, TX. As a result, La Porte, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in La Porte

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in La Porte is 1 in 548
The chance of being a victim of property crime in La Porte is 1 in 78
The chance of being a victim of crime in La Porte is 1 in 69
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in La Porte, TX? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In La Porte, TX, you have a 1 in 548 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 78. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in La Porte, TX is 1 in 69.

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

Determining whether La Porte, TX is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. La Porte, TX has decreased by 11% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for La Porte, TX has decreased by 23% in the same time frame.

La Porte police department

ItemLa PorteTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10546,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.03.03.3
There are a total of 105 La Porte police officers. This results in 3.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% less than the Texas average and 7.9% 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
Clear Lake Shores, TX1,45858332390
Beach City, TX2,51864371436
Taylor Lake Village, TX3,66278451529
El Lago, TX2,77894542636
Shoreacres, TX1,75998566665
Friendswood, TX38,27284821906
Seabrook, TX13,0381791,0321,211
La Porte, TX34,9221831,2841,467

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Rosenberg, TX34,9084071,5962,003
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Peachtree City, GA34,988511,3171,368
Golden Glades, FL34,8215193,0753,593
University City, MO35,0423143,3313,644
La Porte, TX34,9221831,2841,467
Source: The La Porte, 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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