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Total crime 22%
Violent crime 2%
Property crime 26%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleVernon/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime188n/a (estimate)1,8342,6922,346
Murder0n/a0.06.66.5
Rape8n/a78.046.038.4
Robbery5n/a48.891.473.9
Assault26n/a253.6302.5279.7
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)380447388
Burglary29n/a282.8370.7314.2
Theft100n/a975.31,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft20n/a195.1287.0246.0
Property crime149n/a (estimate)1,4532,2451,958

Key findings

  • Vernon crime rates are 22% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Vernon are 2% lower than the national average
  • In Vernon you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Vernon is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Vernon has decreased by 21%

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      Daily Crime In Vernon (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Vernon, TX per 100,000 people. In Vernon, the total number of daily crimes is 1.47 times less than the Texas average and 1.28 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Vernon is 1.17 times less than the Texas average and 1.02 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Vernon has a daily crime rate that is 1.54 times less than the Texas average and 1.35 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Vernon (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Vernon, Texas compared to other areas of Texas, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Vernon safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Vernon is safer than 24% of Texas cities, and 24% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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. At this time, Vernon 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 263
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Vernon is 1 in 69
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Vernon is 1 in 55
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Vernon? If you reside in Vernon, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 263. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 69 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. 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, is 1 in 55.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Vernon, Texas (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Vernon has decreased by 18%, the amount of property crime in Vernon has decreased by 22%, and the total amount of crime in Vernon has decreased by 21% year over 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
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Chillicothe, TX8766423,2293,871
      Davidson, OK3106894,0644,753
      Vernon, TX10,7613801,4531,834

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Summerfield, NC10,7581608481,008
      Waynesboro, PA10,7644651,9582,423
      Sweetwater, TX10,7651921,2771,468
      Del Aire, CA10,7543821,8512,233
      Storm Lake, IA10,7683891,5271,916
      Vernon, TX10,7613801,4531,834
      Source: The Vernon, 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.