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Total crime 72%
Violent crime 97%
Property crime 68%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest University Place/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime113n/a (estimate)7172,7782,580
Murder0n/a0.04.65.0
Rape1n/a6.351.242.6
Robbery1n/a6.398.486.2
Assault0n/a0.0256.6246.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)13411381
Burglary35n/a222.1410.8376.0
Theft71n/a450.51,713.11,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a31.7243.2228.9
Property crime111n/a (estimate)7042,3672,200

Key findings

  • West University Place crime rates are 72% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in West University Place are 97% lower than the national average
  • In West University Place you have a 1 in 140 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • West University Place is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in West University Place has decreased by 24%

West University Place crime map

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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 lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The West University Place crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      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. In West University Place, the total number of daily crimes is 3.87 times less than the Texas average and 3.60 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in West University Place is 32.38 times less than the Texas average and 29.99 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, West University Place has a daily crime rate that is 3.36 times less than the Texas average and 3.12 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is West University Place (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in West University Place in comparison to other Texas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is West University Place safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show West University Place being safer than 94% of cities in Texas and 90% of cities across the United States. 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. In conclusion, West University Place ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      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 7880
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in West University Place is 1 in 142
      The chance of being a victim of crime in West University Place is 1 in 140
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in West University Place? In West University Place, TX you have a 1 in 7880 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 142 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 140 chance of becoming a victim of crime in West University Place.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for West University Place is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in West University Place has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 80% in West University Place, while property crimes in West University Place have decreased by 19%. Total crime has decreased by 24% 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
      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
      Bunker Hill Village, TX3,90978451529
      Piney Point Village, TX3,31278451529
      Spring Valley Village, TX4,098107615722
      Hunters Creek Village, TX4,688107615722
      Southside Place, TX1,7460854854
      Brookside Village, TX1,706128736863
      Friendswood, TX38,27284821906
      West University Place, TX15,31813704717

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Westbury, NY15,3192561,0531,309
      Newport, KY15,3213073,8004,108
      Depew, NY15,3255062,0812,586
      White Center, WA15,3063783,5703,948
      New River, AZ15,3052611,4721,734
      West University Place, TX15,31813704717
      Source: The West University Place, TX crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.