Reported Annual Crime In West University Place

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest University Place/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime147n/a (estimate)9383,0022,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest University Place/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.05.3
Rape0n/a0.051.141.7
Robbery9n/a57.4114.098.0
Assault1n/a6.4268.8248.9
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)64439383
Burglary44n/a280.7473.7430.4
Theft89n/a567.71,848.51,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a25.5240.4237.4
Property crime137n/a (estimate)8742,5632,362
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in West University Place, TX. The total number of reported crimes in West University Place, TX is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall West University Place, TX crime rate is 69% lower than the Texas average and is 66% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, West University Place, TX has a violent crime rate that is 85% lower than the Texas average and 83% lower than the national average. For property crime, West University Place, TX is 66% lower than the Texas average and 63% lower than the national average.
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The West University Place crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in West University Place 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 University Place crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West University Place is 66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.57 daily crimes that occur in West University Place.
  • West University Place is safer than 83% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West University Place you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West University Place has decreased by 28%.

Compare West University Place, TX Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In West University Place (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in West University Place, TX per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Texas and on a national level. In West University Place, TX the total number of daily crimes is 3.20 times less than the Texas average and 2.93 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in West University Place, TX is 6.88 times less than the Texas average and 6.00 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, West University Place, TX has a daily crime rate that is 2.93 times less than the Texas average and 2.70 times less than the national average.

How Safe is West University Place (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the West University Place, TX area in comparison to other Texas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show West University Place, TX being safer than 88% of cities in Texas and 83% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Texas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to West University Place, TX. In conclusion, West University Place, TX now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West University Place

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West University Place is 1 in 1568
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West University Place is 1 in 115
The chance of being a victim of crime in West University Place is 1 in 107
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in West University Place, TX? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In West University Place, TX you have a 1 in 1568 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 115 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim of crime in West University Place, TX.

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

The year over year crime rate for West University Place, TX is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in West University Place, TX has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 12% in West University Place, TX, while property crimes in West University Place, TX have decreased by 30%. Crimes in total for West University Place, TX have decreased by 28% year over year.

West University Place police department

ItemWest University PlaceTexasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3046,020558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.03.03.3
There are a total of 30 West University Place police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.9% less than the Texas average and 39.8% 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
Arcola, TX2,5094386130
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,90984488572
Piney Point Village, TX3,31284488572
Spring Valley Village, TX4,098114666780
Hunters Creek Village, TX4,688114666780
Friendswood, TX38,27290803893
Brookside Village, TX1,706136796933
West University Place, TX15,31864874938

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Westbury, NY15,3192611,1071,368
Newport, KY15,3212764,0654,342
Depew, NY15,3255162,1872,703
White Center, WA15,3063683,8464,215
New River, AZ15,3052791,6031,883
West University Place, TX15,31864874938
Source: The West University Place, 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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