Reported Annual Crime In Temple

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTemple/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,368n/a (estimate)3,1663,0022,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTemple/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a6.75.05.3
Rape63n/a84.251.141.7
Robbery65n/a86.9114.098.0
Assault105n/a140.4268.8248.9
Violent crime238n/a (estimate)318439394
Burglary409n/a546.8473.7430.4
Theft1,483n/a1,982.81,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft238n/a318.2240.4237.4
Property crime2,130n/a (estimate)2,8482,5632,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Temple, TX for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Temple, TX is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Temple, TX crime rates are 5% higher than in comparison to the Texas mean and are 15% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Temple, TX has a rate that is 27% lower than the Texas average; compared to the United States, it is 19% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Temple, TX is 11% higher than its state's mean, and 21% higher than the country's average.
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The Temple crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Temple 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 Temple crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Temple is 15% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.67 daily crimes that occur in Temple.
  • Temple is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Temple you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Temple has decreased by 21%.

Compare Temple, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Temple (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Temple, TX per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Texas as well as national figures. In Temple, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.05 times more than the Texas average and 1.15 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Temple, TX are 1.38 times less than the Texas average and 1.24 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Temple, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times more than the Texas average and 1.21 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Temple (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Texas and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Temple, TX? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Temple, TX has been ranked safer than 33% of other cities in the state of Texas. In addition, Temple, TX is safer than 31% 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 Temple, TX. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Temple, TX is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Temple

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Temple is 1 in 315
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Temple is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Temple is 1 in 32
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Temple, TX? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Temple, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 315. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 36 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Temple, TX is 1 in 32.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Temple, TX is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Temple, TX has increased by 45%, while the property crime rate in Temple, TX has decreased by 24% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Temple, TX has decreased by 21% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Temple police department

ItemTempleTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)15846,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.33.03.3
There are a total of 158 Temple police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.9% less than the Texas average and 28.7% 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
Salado, TX1,963931,0651,157
Troy, TX1,5241921,1201,312
Bruceville-Eddy, TX1,6542171,2661,482
Moody, TX1,4302171,2671,484
Holland, TX1,2742181,2751,494
Little River-Academy, TX2,0492211,2901,511
Morgan's Point Resort, TX4,2292821,6491,931
Temple, TX71,1383182,8483,166

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Turlock, CA71,1666083,1243,733
Fort Myers, FL71,0519412,7623,703
Lynwood, CA71,2336412,3532,994
Lafayette, IN71,2495043,6494,152
Gulfport, MS71,2654115,0315,442
Temple, TX71,1383182,8483,166
Source: The Temple, 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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