Reported Annual Crime In Rusk

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRusk/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime93n/a (estimate)1,6683,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRusk/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape1n/a17.951.141.7
Robbery1n/a17.9114.098.0
Assault9n/a161.4268.8248.9
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)197439383
Burglary19n/a340.7473.7430.4
Theft61n/a1,094.01,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a35.9240.4237.4
Property crime82n/a (estimate)1,4712,5632,362
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Rusk, TX. All reported Rusk, TX crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Rusk, TX overall crime rate is 44% lower than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 39% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Rusk, TX, the rate is 55% lower than compared to the Texas average, and 48% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Rusk, TX comes in at 43% lower than to the average seen in Texas, and 38% lower than the overall national average.

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The Rusk crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Rusk as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Rusk crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rusk is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.57 daily crimes that occur in Rusk.
  • Rusk is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rusk you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rusk has increased by 6%.

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Compare Rusk, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Rusk (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Rusk, TX is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Texas and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Rusk, TX are 1.80 times less than the Texas average and 1.65 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Rusk, TX are 2.22 times less than than Texas and 1.94 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Rusk, TX are 1.74 times less than than Texas and 1.61 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Rusk (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Rusk, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rusk, TX has been ranked safer than 15% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Rusk, TX is safer than 16% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Texas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Rusk, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rusk, TX is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rusk

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rusk is 1 in 507
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rusk is 1 in 68
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rusk is 1 in 60
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Rusk, TX? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Rusk, TX your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 507. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 68 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 Rusk, TX is 1 in 60.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Rusk, TX is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Rusk, TX has decreased by 15% and the rate of property crime in Rusk, TX has increased by 10%. The total crime rate in Rusk, TX has increased by 6% year to year.

Rusk police department

ItemRuskTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1346,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
There are a total of 13 Rusk police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.6% less than the Texas average and 29.4% 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
Alto, TX1,3632291,3391,569
New Summerfield, TX1,3642351,3741,610
Jacksonville, TX14,8037152,5813,297
Reklaw, TX4256383,7274,365
Gallatin, TX3666453,7644,408
Rusk, TX5,5801971,4711,668

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Willow Oak, FL5,5804522,7843,236
Kennebunk, ME5,57961403465
Okeechobee, FL5,582535,0175,069
Lecanto, FL5,5823982,4522,850
Spring Grove, IL5,57835477513
Rusk, TX5,5801971,4711,668
Source: The Rusk, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.