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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 67%
Property crime 33%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort Isabel/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime90n/a (estimate)1,4412,6922,346
Murder1n/a16.06.66.5
Rape1n/a16.046.038.4
Robbery0n/a0.091.473.9
Assault6n/a96.1302.5279.7
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)128447388
Burglary10n/a160.2370.7314.2
Theft71n/a1,137.11,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a16.0287.0246.0
Property crime82n/a (estimate)1,3132,2451,958

Key findings

  • Port Isabel crime rates are 39% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Port Isabel are 67% lower than the national average
  • In Port Isabel you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Port Isabel is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Port Isabel has decreased by 53%

Port Isabel crime map

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The Port Isabel crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Port Isabel 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 Port Isabel crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Port Isabel (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Port Isabel, per 100,000 residents. In Port Isabel, the total number of daily crimes is 1.87 times less than the Texas average and 1.63 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Port Isabel are 3.48 times less than the Texas average and 3.03 times less than the national average. For property crime, Port Isabel has a daily crime rate that is 1.71 times less than the Texas average and 1.49 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Port Isabel (higher is better)

      Is Port Isabel safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Port Isabel to other cities in the state and across the country, Port Isabel is 69% safer than other cities of Texas and 63% safer than other cities in the nation. Port Isabel has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Port Isabel

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Port Isabel is 1 in 781
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Port Isabel is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Port Isabel is 1 in 70
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Port Isabel? In Port Isabel, TX you have a 1 in 781 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 77 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 70 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Port Isabel.

      Year Over Year Crime In Port Isabel (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Port Isabel is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Port Isabel has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 19% in Port Isabel, while property crimes in Port Isabel have decreased by 55%. Total crime has decreased by 53% year over year.

      Port Isabel police department

      ItemPort IsabelTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2646,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.03.03.3
      There are a total of 26 Port Isabel police officers. This results in 5.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 66.7% greater than the Texas average and 54.2% greater than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Texas

      StateTotal offendersTexas /100KNational /100K
      Texas95,281443266
      There are a total of 95,281 sex offenders in Texas. This yields a total of 443 sex offenders in Texas per 100,000 residents which is 67% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Laguna Vista, TX3,195126597723
      South Point, TX1,0072431,2211,464
      Reid Hope King, TX1,0172501,2601,511
      Bayview, TX4662981,5021,800
      Laguna Heights, TX3,3863401,7102,050
      Villa Pancho, TX6907213,6284,349
      South Padre Island, TX2,8881,55113,49215,043
      Port Isabel, TX5,0151281,3131,441

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      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Sheldon, IA5,0154939471,440
      Mayville, WI5,016144699843
      Mendham, NJ5,0120642642
      Falmouth, VA5,0181701,1871,357
      Holbrook, AZ5,0117656,3557,120
      Port Isabel, TX5,0151281,3131,441
      Source: The Port Isabel, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.