B+
Total crime 7%
Violent crime 55%
Property crime 2%
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 peoplePoteet/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime82n/a (estimate)2,3272,8102,489
Murder0n/a0.04.95.0
Rape1n/a28.451.142.6
Robbery0n/a0.0100.081.6
Assault5n/a141.9263.0250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)170419379
Burglary20n/a567.5392.8340.5
Theft54n/a1,532.31,730.61,549.5
Vehicle theft2n/a56.8267.2219.9
Property crime76n/a (estimate)2,1572,3912,110

Key findings

  • Poteet crime rates are 7% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Poteet are 55% lower than the national average
  • In Poteet you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Poteet is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Poteet has decreased by 27%

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

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      Daily Crime In Poteet (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Poteet

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Poteet is 1 in 588
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Poteet is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Poteet is 1 in 43

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

      Poteet police department

      ItemPoteetTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)946,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.03.3
      There are a total of 9 Poteet police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.9% less than the Texas average and 17.6% 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
      Jourdanton, TX4,21222220242
      Somerset, TX1,5622061,1741,379
      Charlotte, TX1,9042271,2941,521
      Sandy Oaks, TX4,0133942,2492,643
      Pleasanton, TX10,1203302,6492,979
      Lytle, TX2,810333,0263,059
      Poteet, TX3,3911702,1572,327

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Laurel Lake, NJ3,3911581,0181,176
      Princess Anne, MD3,3918175,0165,833
      Houghton Lake, MI3,3922781,0081,286
      County Center, VA3,39063497559
      Mattapoisett Center, MA3,390109392501
      Poteet, TX3,3911702,1572,327
      Source: The Poteet, 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.