Reported Annual Crime In Longview

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 peopleLongview/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,832n/a (estimate)3,4682,7782,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLongview/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder8n/a9.84.65.0
Rape53n/a64.951.242.6
Robbery46n/a56.398.486.2
Assault219n/a268.2256.6246.8
Violent crime326n/a (estimate)399411381
Burglary584n/a715.2410.8376.0
Theft1,722n/a2,108.71,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft200n/a244.9243.2228.9
Property crime2,506n/a (estimate)3,0692,3672,200

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Longview, TX is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 25% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 34% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Longview, TX shows a crime rate that is 3% lower than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 5% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Longview, TX is shown to be 30% higher than the Texas average and 40% higher than the national average.
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The Longview crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Longview 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 Longview 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 Longview is 34% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.5 daily crimes that occur in Longview.
  • Longview is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Longview you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Longview has decreased by 15%.

Compare Longview, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Longview (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Longview, 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 Longview, TX are 1.25 times more than the Texas average and 1.34 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Longview, TX are 1.03 times less than than Texas and 1.05 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Longview, TX are 1.30 times more than than Texas and 1.40 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Longview (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Longview, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Longview, TX has been ranked safer than 17% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Longview, TX is safer than 18% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Longview, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Longview, TX is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Longview

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Longview is 1 in 251
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Longview is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Longview is 1 in 29
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Longview, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Longview, TX you have a 1 in 251 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 33 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Longview, TX.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Longview, TX is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Longview, TX has decreased by 28% and the rate of property crime in Longview, TX has decreased by 13%. The total crime rate in Longview, TX has decreased by 15% year to year.

Longview police department

ItemLongviewTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21546,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.63.03.3
There are a total of 215 Longview police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.4% less than the Texas average and 19.9% 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
Lake Cherokee, TX2,47564371436
Hallsville, TX3,966138368506
Liberty City, TX2,1201548861,040
East Mountain, TX1,1131719831,153
White Oak, TX6,374471,1371,184
Lakeport, TX1,2071791,0331,212
Tatum, TX1,0782891,8042,092
Longview, TX82,1843993,0693,468

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mission, TX82,2001101,8671,977
Westland, MI82,2183881,5151,903
Warwick, RI81,881911,7071,798
Town 'n' Country, FL82,5544942,9293,423
Redwood City, CA82,5952011,4221,623
Longview, TX82,1843993,0693,468
Source: The Longview, 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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