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Total crime 49%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 46%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSchertz/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime521n/a (estimate)1,2032,6922,346
Murder0n/a0.06.66.5
Rape11n/a25.446.038.4
Robbery7n/a16.291.473.9
Assault43n/a99.3302.5279.7
Violent crime61n/a (estimate)141447388
Burglary75n/a173.1370.7314.2
Theft347n/a801.11,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft38n/a87.7287.0246.0
Property crime460n/a (estimate)1,0622,2451,958

Key findings

  • Schertz crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Schertz are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Schertz you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Schertz is safer than 66% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Schertz has decreased by 20%

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

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      Daily Crime In Schertz (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Schertz, Texas is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Schertz are 2.24 times less than the Texas average and 1.95 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Schertz are 3.17 times less than than Texas and 2.75 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Schertz are 2.11 times less than than Texas and 1.84 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Schertz (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Schertz in comparison to other Texas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Schertz safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Schertz being safer than 73% of cities in Texas and 66% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Schertz. In conclusion, Schertz ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Schertz

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Schertz is 1 in 711
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Schertz is 1 in 95
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Schertz is 1 in 84
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Schertz? In Schertz, you have a 1 in 711 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 95. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Schertz, TX is 1 in 84.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Schertz, TX is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Schertz has decreased by 23%, while the property crime rate in Schertz has decreased by 20% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Schertz has decreased by 20% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Schertz police department

      ItemSchertzTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7546,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
      There are a total of 75 Schertz police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.3% less than the Texas average and 30% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Garden Ridge, TX3,73071331401
      China Grove, TX1,18799497596
      La Vernia, TX1,07068747815
      St. Hedwig, TX2,200145728872
      Cibolo, TX25,256113827940
      McQueeney, TX2,514157792949
      Timberwood Park, TX26,3881939701,163
      Schertz, TX37,5971411,0621,203

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Egypt Lake-Leto, FL37,5895272,4292,956
      Spartanburg, SC37,5701,4316,1017,532
      Valley Stream, NY37,6263301,2791,609
      Park Ridge, IL37,56730793822
      Spanish Fork, UT37,565751,1271,202
      Schertz, TX37,5971411,0621,203
      Source: The Schertz, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.