Reported Annual Crime In Lake Worth

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 peopleLake Worth/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime457n/a (estimate)9,2873,0022,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLake Worth/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape1n/a20.351.141.7
Robbery8n/a162.6114.098.0
Assault4n/a81.3268.8248.9
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)264439394
Burglary88n/a1,788.3473.7430.4
Theft341n/a6,929.51,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft15n/a304.8240.4237.4
Property crime444n/a (estimate)9,0232,5632,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Lake Worth, TX. These figures on reported criminal activity in Lake Worth, 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 Lake Worth, TX is 209% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Texas, and when compared with the national average, is 237% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Lake Worth, TX has 40% lower than violent crime rate than Texas average, while remaining 33% lower than the national average. In property crime, Lake Worth, TX is 252% higher than the average of Texas and is 282% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lake Worth is 237% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 25.44 daily crimes that occur in Lake Worth.
  • Lake Worth is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lake Worth you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lake Worth has decreased by 19%.

Compare Lake Worth, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lake Worth (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Lake Worth, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Lake Worth, TX the total number of daily crimes is 3.09 times more than the Texas average and 3.37 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Lake Worth, TX is 1.66 times less than the Texas average and 1.49 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Lake Worth, TX has a daily crime rate that is 3.52 times more than the Texas average and 3.82 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Lake Worth (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Lake Worth, TX in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Lake Worth, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Lake Worth, TX is 16% safer than other cities of Texas and 17% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Texas cities and all around the United States, Lake Worth, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Lake Worth, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lake Worth

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lake Worth is 1 in 379
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lake Worth is 1 in 12
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lake Worth is 1 in 11
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Lake Worth, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Lake Worth, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 379. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 12 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Lake Worth, TX is 1 in 11.

Year Over Year Crime In Lake Worth (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Lake Worth, 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 Lake Worth, TX has decreased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Lake Worth, TX has decreased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in Lake Worth, TX has decreased by 19% year over year.

Lake Worth police department

ItemLake WorthTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3746,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents7.83.03.3
There are a total of 37 Lake Worth police officers. This results in 7.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 158.8% greater than the Texas average and 139.3% 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
Westlake, TX1,12462360421
Annetta, TX1,30562360421
Haslet, TX1,67962360421
Keller, TX44,25052626679
Trophy Club, TX10,98715677692
Blue Mound, TX3,263119835955
Pecan Acres, TX5,416143834976
Lake Worth, TX4,7572649,0239,287

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Neptune City, NJ4,7582753,0483,323
Lakeport, CA4,7545865,0685,654
Cheboygan, MI4,7612982,1472,444
Edwardsville, PA4,7534482,2842,733
Royal Pines, NC4,7511761,2331,410
Lake Worth, TX4,7572649,0239,287
Source: The Lake Worth, 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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