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Violent 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 peopleShavano Park/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime77n/a (estimate)2,1342,7322,324
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)111432370
Vehicle theft11n/a304.8331.2282.7
Property crime73n/a (estimate)2,0232,3001,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Shavano Park, TX

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Shavano Park crime rate is 8.2% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Shavano Park, there were 4 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 111 per 100,000 individuals, 70% lower than the national average. Additionally, Shavano Park recorded 73 property crimes, amounting to 2023 per 100,000 residents, 3.5% higher than the U.S. average.

When assessing the total crime rate in Shavano Park 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 within Shavano Park, underscores the close alignment of reported crime rates with the national average as reported by other areas.

Shavano Park has one of the lowest violent crime rates of all cities in the United States. With a rate of 111 violent crimes per 100,000 people, Shavano Park ranks among the safest cities in the United States making it an attractive choice for those seeking a new place to call home.

During the most recently reported crime year, Shavano Park 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 property crime rate per 100,000 people in Shavano Park is very similar to the national average. Shavano Park had a property crime rate of 2023, while the national average was 1954. Based on these numbers, you could expect an average amount of property crime in this area.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Shavano Park?

AreaVibes has conducted polls asking local residents if they feel safe living in Shavano Park. Based on the results of the surveys (5 responses), 60% of people felt that there was very little crime in Shavano Park and felt safe walking alone at night. While 40% of people felt that it was not a safe place to live and did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Shavano Park a Safe Place to Live?

To determine if Shavano Park is a safe place to live, let's take a look at the overall crime rate of the area, as well as the number of daily crimes. Shavano Park has a total crime rate that is 8% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. This results in a total of 0.21 daily crimes (0.01 violent daily crimes and 0.2 daily property crimes) in Shavano Park.

Has Crime in Shavano Park Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Shavano Park has increased by 26.2% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Shavano Park 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 didn't change by 0%, while property crime has increased by 28.1%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Shavano Park.

Potential Causes for Crime in Shavano Park

The economic well-being of a city's residents plays a significant role in crime rates. High poverty rates and income inequality can lead to increased crime stats as individuals may resort to illegal activities to meet their basic needs. While lower rates could lead to a lower Shavano Park crime rate. The poverty level in Shavano Park is 3.5%, while the national average is 15.1%.

Regions characterized by high population density frequently encompass expansive urban hubs that offer diverse economic prospects. In such areas, income inequality can be exacerbated, creating pockets of poverty alongside affluence. Economic disparities within these regions may correlate with elevated property crimes and, in certain instances, violent crimes. Conversely, areas with low population density numbers generally exhibit reduced Shavano Park crime rates. Shavano Park registers a population density of 1177.4 people per square mile, in contrast to the national average of 90.6 people per square mile.

The educational level achieved in any given city can influence crime rates significantly. Greater educational achievement is frequently associated with decreased crime rates, as it offers individuals improved job prospects and alternatives to engaging in crime related activities. Conversely, lower educational attainment rates tend to coincide with elevated crime rates. In Shavano Park, 97% of residents have successfully graduated from high school, in contrast to the national average where 83% have achieved high school graduation.

Shavano Park crime map

The Shavano Park crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Shavano Park 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 Shavano Park crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Shavano Park 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

      • Shavano Park crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Shavano Park are 70% lower than the national average
      • In Shavano Park you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Shavano Park is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Shavano Park has increased by 45%

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        Daily Crime In Shavano Park (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shavano Park

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shavano Park is 1 in 903
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shavano Park is 1 in 50
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Shavano Park is 1 in 47

        Year Over Year Crime In Shavano Park (per 100,000 people)

        Shavano Park police department

        Item Shavano Park Texas National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1646,020558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents5.13.03.3
        There are a total of 16 Shavano Park police officers. This results in 5.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 68.6% greater than the Texas average and 55.9% greater than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Texas

        State Total offenders Texas /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Cross Mountain, TX3,23868361429
        Scenic Oaks, TX6,611140748888
        Grey Forest, TX5031809601,140
        Timberwood Park, TX25,0031879941,180
        Fair Oaks Ranch, TX10,753811,1151,196
        Terrell Hills, TX5,409401,2711,311
        China Grove, TX1,2392661,3301,596
        Shavano Park, TX3,8741112,0232,134

        Cities with similar population

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Gamewell, NC3,8742571,3081,564
        Elba, AL3,8743533,5023,855
        Sparks, TX3,8734492,3902,838
        Thomasville, AL3,8765402,4452,985
        Bonanza, GA3,8772411,1131,354
        Shavano Park, TX3,8741112,0232,134
        Source: The Shavano Park, 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.