Reported Annual Crime In Vernon

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 peopleVernon/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime376n/a (estimate)3,6233,0022,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVernon/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a9.65.05.3
Rape7n/a67.551.141.7
Robbery4n/a38.5114.098.0
Assault26n/a250.5268.8248.9
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)366439394
Burglary56n/a539.6473.7430.4
Theft268n/a2,582.41,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a134.9240.4237.4
Property crime338n/a (estimate)3,2572,5632,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Vernon, TX is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 21% higher than the average of crimes committed in Texas. It is also 31% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Vernon, TX shows a crime rate that is 17% lower than the Texas average. The crime rate is also 7% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Vernon, TX is shown to be 27% higher than the Texas average and 38% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vernon is 31% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.93 daily crimes that occur in Vernon.
  • Vernon is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Vernon you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Vernon has increased by 19%.

Compare Vernon, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Vernon (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Vernon, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In Vernon, TX the total number of daily crimes is 1.21 times more than the Texas average and 1.31 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Vernon, TX is 1.20 times less than the Texas average and 1.08 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Vernon, TX has a daily crime rate that is 1.27 times more than the Texas average and 1.38 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Vernon (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Vernon, TX compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Vernon, TX safer than 25% when compared to other Texas cities, and 25% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Texas, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Vernon, TX. At this time, Vernon, TX sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Vernon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Vernon is 1 in 274
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vernon is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Vernon is 1 in 28
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Vernon, 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 Vernon, TX, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 274. 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 31 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 Vernon, TX is 1 in 28.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Vernon, TX is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Vernon, TX has increased by 6%, the amount of property crime in Vernon, TX has increased by 21%, and the total amount of crime in Vernon, TX has increased by 19% year to year.

Vernon police department

ItemVernonTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3146,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.83.03.3
There are a total of 31 Vernon police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.8% less than the Texas average and 13.8% 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
Chillicothe, TX8766313,6874,318
Davidson, OK3106854,3195,004
Vernon, TX10,7613663,2573,623

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waynesboro, PA10,7641382,1672,305
Summerfield, NC10,7581399701,108
Sweetwater, TX10,7654293,3663,795
Storm Lake, IA10,7686582,6143,272
Del Aire, CA10,7543892,1612,549
Vernon, TX10,7613663,2573,623
Source: The Vernon, 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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