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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 24%
Property crime 27%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePort Neches/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime235n/a (estimate)1,8352,8102,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape6n/a46.851.142.6
Robbery1n/a7.8100.081.6
Assault30n/a234.2263.0250.2
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)289419379
Burglary35n/a273.3392.8340.5
Theft146n/a1,139.91,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft17n/a132.7267.2219.9
Property crime198n/a (estimate)1,5462,3912,110

Key findings

  • Port Neches crime rates are 26% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Port Neches are 24% lower than the national average
  • In Port Neches you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Port Neches is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Port Neches has increased by 1%

Port Neches crime map

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

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Port Neches, per 100,000 residents. In Port Neches, the total number of daily crimes is 1.53 times less than the Texas average and 1.36 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Port Neches are 1.45 times less than the Texas average and 1.31 times less than the national average. For property crime, Port Neches has a daily crime rate that is 1.55 times less than the Texas average and 1.36 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Port Neches (higher is better)

      Is Port Neches 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 Neches to other cities in the state and across the country, Port Neches is 44% safer than other cities of Texas and 42% safer than other cities in the nation. Port Neches has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Port Neches

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Port Neches is 1 in 347
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Port Neches is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Port Neches is 1 in 55
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Port Neches, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 347. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 65 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Port Neches is 1 in 55.

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

      Determining whether Port Neches is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Port Neches violent crime rates have decreased by 34%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 12% year over year. Total crimes for Port Neches has increased by 1% in the same time frame.

      Port Neches police department

      ItemPort NechesTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2146,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.63.03.3
      There are a total of 21 Port Neches police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.3% less than the Texas average and 51.3% less 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Central Gardens, TX3,93498560658
      Bridge City, TX7,9641341,3041,438
      Taylor Landing, TX2282611,4901,751
      Nederland, TX17,1323531,8912,244
      Orange, TX19,1284661,8142,280
      Vidor, TX10,9281902,1142,305
      Groves, TX15,7985451,9492,493
      Port Neches, TX12,7942891,5461,835

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Kensington, PA12,7935302,6483,178
      Athens, TX12,7963672,2102,577
      Fruita, CO12,7901631,5401,703
      Minden, LA12,7908763,3134,189
      Sugarland Run, VA12,8051571,2401,396
      Port Neches, TX12,7942891,5461,835
      Source: The Port Neches, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.