Reported Annual Crime In Penitas

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 peoplePenitas/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime17n/a (estimate)3443,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePenitas/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape0n/a0.051.141.7
Robbery0n/a0.0114.098.0
Assault6n/a121.6268.8248.9
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)122439383
Burglary1n/a20.3473.7430.4
Theft8n/a162.11,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a40.5240.4237.4
Property crime11n/a (estimate)2232,5632,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Penitas, 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 Penitas, 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 Penitas, TX averages 89% lower than the rest of Texas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 87% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Penitas, TX is 72% lower than the average rate of crime in Texas and 68% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 91% lower than the remainder of the state of Texas and 91% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Penitas, TX area.
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The Penitas crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Penitas as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Penitas 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 Penitas is 87% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.94 daily crimes that occur in Penitas.
  • Penitas is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Penitas you have a 1 in 291 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Penitas has decreased by 91%.

Compare Penitas, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Penitas (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Penitas, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Penitas, TX the total number of daily crimes is 8.71 times less than the Texas average and 7.97 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Penitas, TX are 3.61 times less than the Texas average and 3.15 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Penitas, TX has a daily crime rate that is 11.50 times less than the Texas average and 10.60 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Penitas (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Penitas, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Penitas, TX being safer than 87% of cities in Texas and 83% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Penitas, TX. In conclusion, Penitas, TX now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Penitas

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Penitas is 1 in 823
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Penitas is 1 in 449
The chance of being a victim of crime in Penitas is 1 in 291
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Penitas, TX? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Penitas, TX, then there is a 1 in 823 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 449. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 291 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Penitas, TX.

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

A good indicator of whether Penitas, 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 Penitas, TX has decreased by 84%, while the property crime rate in Penitas, TX has decreased by 93% year over year. The number of total crimes in Penitas, TX has decreased by 91% year over year.

Penitas police department

ItemPenitasTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1546,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.33.03.3
There are a total of 15 Penitas police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.4% greater than the Texas average and 0.2% 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
La Grulla, TX1,3673498721,221
Alton, TX15,581921,6411,732
West Sharyland, TX2,1402551,4921,747
Hidalgo, TX13,4492781,5381,815
La Joya, TX4,2092301,5891,819
Abram, TX2,2002751,6081,884
Citrus City, TX3,6863341,9532,287
Penitas, TX4,728122223344

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Poplar Grove, IL4,7282711,2411,512
Piedmont, AL4,7284753,8204,295
Paulden, AZ4,7294032,3142,717
Searingtown, NY4,72793393486
Madisonville, TN4,7274375,5575,994
Penitas, TX4,728122223344
Source: The Penitas, 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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