Reported Annual Crime In West Columbia

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Columbia/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,950 (estimate)3,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Columbia/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a51.141.7
Robberyn/an/an/a114.098.0
Assaultn/an/an/a268.8248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)285 (estimate)439383
Burglaryn/an/an/a473.7430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a240.4237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,665 (estimate)2,5632,362

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The West Columbia crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in West Columbia as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The West Columbia crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Columbia is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.34 daily crimes that occur in West Columbia.
  • West Columbia is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Columbia you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Columbia has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In West Columbia (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is West Columbia (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Columbia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Columbia is 1 in 351
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Columbia is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Columbia is 1 in 52

Year Over Year Crime In West Columbia (per 100,000 people)

West Columbia police department

ItemWest ColumbiaTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1646,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.93.03.3
There are a total of 16 West Columbia police officers. This results in 3.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.3% greater than the Texas average and 21.4% greater 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
Jones Creek, TX2,19548676725
Richwood, TX3,7531779841,160
Wild Peach Village, TX2,3752041,1881,392
Rosharon, TX1,9722161,2591,474
Van Vleck, TX2,3872321,3521,584
Holiday Lakes, TX1,0282461,4391,685
Brazoria, TX3,0631951,8832,078
West Columbia, TX3,9162851,6651,950

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Carroll Valley, PA3,91625557582
Wilbraham, MA3,916881,2141,302
Elba, AL3,9152062,9353,141
Rose Hill, KS3,915501,1171,167
Catskill, NY3,9172349941,229
West Columbia, TX3,9162851,6651,950
Source: The West Columbia, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.