Reported Annual Crime In Plainview

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 peoplePlainview/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime669n/a (estimate)3,2413,0022,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlainview/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape21n/a101.751.141.7
Robbery10n/a48.4114.098.0
Assault35n/a169.6268.8248.9
Violent crime66n/a (estimate)320439394
Burglary112n/a542.6473.7430.4
Theft442n/a2,141.41,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft49n/a237.4240.4237.4
Property crime603n/a (estimate)2,9212,5632,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Plainview, 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 8% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 18% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Plainview, TX shows a crime rate that is 27% lower than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 19% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Plainview, TX is shown to be 14% higher than the Texas average and 24% higher than the national average.
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The Plainview crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Plainview 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 Plainview 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 Plainview is 18% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.88 daily crimes that occur in Plainview.
  • Plainview is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Plainview you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Plainview has decreased by 25%.

Compare Plainview, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Plainview (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Plainview, TX for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Texas as well as those across America as a whole. The Plainview, TX total amount of daily offenses is 1.08 times more than the Texas average and 1.18 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Plainview, TX is 1.37 times less than the Texas average, and it is 1.23 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Plainview, TX has a daily crime figure that is 1.14 times more than the Texas average and 1.24 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Plainview (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Plainview, 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 Plainview, TX to other cities in the state and across the country, Plainview, TX is 32% safer than other cities of Texas and 30% 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, Plainview, TX has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Plainview, TX crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plainview

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plainview is 1 in 313
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plainview is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Plainview is 1 in 31
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Plainview, 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 Plainview, TX, you have a 1 in 313 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 35. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Plainview, TX is 1 in 31.

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

The year over year crime rate for Plainview, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Plainview, TX has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 37% in Plainview, TX, while property crimes in Plainview, TX have decreased by 29%. Crimes in total for Plainview, TX have decreased by 25% year over year.

Plainview police department

ItemPlainviewTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4146,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.83.03.3
There are a total of 41 Plainview police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.9% less than the Texas average and 44.4% 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
Kress, TX5940296296
Seth Ward, TX1,7982461,4391,685
Hale Center, TX2,4062551,4871,742
Edmonson, TX1396133,5784,191
Plainview, TX21,3653202,9213,241

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waynesboro, VA21,3661822,4002,581
Perrysburg, OH21,367321,0681,100
Yucca Valley, CA21,3622982,0362,334
North Bay Shore, NY21,3774411,8692,309
Greenfield, IN21,3804301,8882,318
Plainview, TX21,3653202,9213,241
Source: The Plainview, 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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