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2%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
81%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
17%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRollingwood/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime33n/a (estimate)2,3612,7322,324
Murder0n/a0.06.76.3
Rape0n/a0.050.040.0
Robbery0n/a0.070.566.1
Assault1n/a71.5304.7268.2
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)72432370
Burglary3n/a214.6334.3269.8
Theft23n/a1,645.21,634.41,401.9
Vehicle theft6n/a429.2331.2282.7
Property crime32n/a (estimate)2,2892,3001,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Rollingwood, TX

The Rollingwood crime rates are 1.6% higher than the national average. There are two main categories of crime - violent crime and property crime. Violent crime consists of murder, rape, robbery and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. There were a total of 1 violent crimes in Rollingwood (72 per 100,000 people), which is 80.7% lower than the national average and there were a total of 32 property crimes (2289 per 100,000 residents) which is 17.1% higher than average.

When assessing the overall crime rate in Rollingwood per 100,000 people, it stands in the median range among all cities with reported crime data. Our analysis of total incidents, encompassing both violent and property crimes, underscores the close alignment of reported Rollingwood crime rates with the national average as reported by other areas.

Rollingwood shines as one of the safest cities in the United States, thanks to its remarkably low rate of only 72 violent incidents per 100,000 residents. This impressive safety record has made Rollingwood an attractive choice for individuals seeking a secure and hospitable community to call home.

During the most recently reported crime year, Rollingwood experienced a total of 0 reported murders. This statistic paints it as a beacon of security when it comes to severe violent crimes. Such an achievement not only instills a profound sense of security for its residents but also sets a high standard for other communities striving to create similarly secure environments. It underscores the area as a place where safety is a top priority, enhancing its appeal as a desirable location to live and thrive.

The surge in vehicle thefts is a concerning trend across the United States, and Rollingwood is no exception, experiencing one of the nation's highest vehicle theft rates. Last year, Rollingwood reported a total of 6 vehicle thefts, resulting in 429 stolen vehicles per 100,000 people. This places the city in the lowest 10% tier among all cities, indicating that 90% of cities have less stolen vehicles. The probability of a vehicle being stolen stands at 1 in 233, underscoring the need for heightened vigilance and security measures.

Is Rollingwood a Safe Place to Live?

Is Rollingwood a safe place to live? While the answer may not be straightforward due to variations in safety levels across the city, gaining an understanding of the overall crime rate can prove to be advantageous. In general, Rollingwood has a crime rate that is higher than the national average by 2%. Breaking this down on a daily basis, it translates to 0.09 daily incidents, encompassing 0 violent crimes and 0.09 property crimes. Evaluating these statistics can aid in forming a more informed perspective on the safety of Rollingwood as a potential place to call home.

Has Crime in Rollingwood Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Rollingwood has decreased by 8.3% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Rollingwood is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has decreased by 50%, while property crime has decreased by 5.9%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Rollingwood.

Potential Causes for Crime in Rollingwood

Limited employment opportunities or a prevalence of low-wage jobs can result in higher rates of unemployment and underemployment. Regions where individuals grapple with joblessness or meager wages may exhibit greater vulnerability to an uptick in crime due to financial instability. While areas that have strong employment rates, often will see a reduction in overall crime. Rollingwood, for instance, reports an unemployment rate of 1.7%, which differs from the national average of 4.7%.

In Rollingwood, the cost of living is 95.36% higher than the national average. A high cost of living can induce economic stress for locals, especially those with limited financial resources. When people grapple with soaring housing expenses, utility bills, healthcare costs, and other essential necessities, they may be driven towards criminal activities, including theft or fraud, as a means of financial survival. Conversely, cities boasting a lower cost of living may mitigate economic pressures and potentially result in reduced crime rates.

In areas where housing affordability is an issue, crime can become a significant concern. Some individuals and families may be forced to live in overcrowded or substandard housing conditions, which can increase stress and potentially contribute to domestic disputes and related crimes. The median home price in Rollingwood is $1,152,200, compared to a national average of $184,700.

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The Rollingwood crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Rollingwood as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Rollingwood crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Rollingwood crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Rollingwood crime rates are 2% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rollingwood are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Rollingwood you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rollingwood is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Rollingwood has increased by 4%

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        Daily Crime In Rollingwood (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rollingwood

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rollingwood is 1 in 1398
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rollingwood is 1 in 44
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Rollingwood is 1 in 43

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

        Rollingwood police department

        Item Rollingwood Texas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)746,020558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.73.03.3
        There are a total of 7 Rollingwood police officers. This results in 4.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 56.4% greater than the Texas average and 44.6% greater than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Texas

        State Total offenders Texas /100K National /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.

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        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        The Hills, TX2,39768361429
        Hudson Bend, TX2,43868361429
        Barton Creek, TX2,39582438520
        Lago Vista, TX7,21293529623
        Shady Hollow, TX3,833112597710
        Lost Creek, TX1,123112597710
        Manchaca, TX1,370116619736
        Rollingwood, TX1,331722,2892,361

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        Rollingwood, TX1,331722,2892,361
        Source: The Rollingwood, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.