Reported Annual Crime In San Marcos

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Marcos/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,733n/a (estimate)2,6533,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSan Marcos/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a7.75.05.3
Rape50n/a76.551.141.7
Robbery47n/a71.9114.098.0
Assault120n/a183.7268.8248.9
Violent crime222n/a (estimate)340439383
Burglary278n/a425.6473.7430.4
Theft1,064n/a1,628.71,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft169n/a258.7240.4237.4
Property crime1,511n/a (estimate)2,3132,5632,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in San Marcos, TX. All reported San Marcos, 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 San Marcos, TX overall crime rate is 12% lower than in comparison to the Texas average; and is also 3% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in San Marcos, TX, the rate is 23% lower than compared to the Texas average, and 11% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, San Marcos, TX comes in at 10% lower than to the average seen in Texas, and 2% lower than the overall national average.
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The San Marcos crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in San Marcos 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 San Marcos crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in San Marcos is 3% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.27 daily crimes that occur in San Marcos.
  • San Marcos is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In San Marcos you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in San Marcos has decreased by 17%.

Compare San Marcos, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In San Marcos (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in San Marcos, TX per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national scale. In San Marcos, TX the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.13 times less than the Texas average and 1.03 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in San Marcos, TX is 1.29 times less than the Texas average and 1.13 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, San Marcos, TX has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.11 times less than the Texas average and 1.02 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is San Marcos (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of San Marcos, TX compared to every other city in Texas as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that San Marcos, TX ranks safer than 36% of every city located within Texas along with 34% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Texas and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than San Marcos, TX. As a result, San Marcos, TX is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in San Marcos

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in San Marcos is 1 in 295
The chance of being a victim of property crime in San Marcos is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in San Marcos is 1 in 38
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in San Marcos, TX? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In San Marcos, TX, you have a 1 in 295 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 44. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in San Marcos, TX is 1 in 38.

Year Over Year Crime In San Marcos (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether San Marcos, TX is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in San Marcos, TX has not changed, while the property crime rate in San Marcos, TX has decreased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in San Marcos, TX has decreased by 17% year over year.

San Marcos police department

ItemSan MarcosTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12746,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.73.03.3
There are a total of 127 San Marcos police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.8% less than the Texas average and 17.6% 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
Martindale, TX1,37915980239
Wimberley, TX2,79969402471
Woodcreek, TX1,49191530620
Mustang Ridge, TX1,1921741,0161,190
Mountain City, TX6941771,0351,213
Geronimo, TX1,1241971,1481,345
Lake Dunlap, TX2,3721971,1501,346
San Marcos, TX57,7433402,3132,653

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Arcadia, CA57,7551872,6052,792
Coconut Creek, FL57,7311341,9052,039
Tamiami, FL57,7964262,6203,045
Tonawanda, NY57,8443042,1002,404
Tonawanda, NY57,8441751,5941,769
San Marcos, TX57,7433402,3132,653
Source: The San Marcos, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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