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Total crime 51%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 51%
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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 peopleYoakum/100k peopleTexas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime69n/a (estimate)1,1582,6922,346
Murder0n/a0.06.66.5
Rape1n/a16.846.038.4
Robbery1n/a16.891.473.9
Assault10n/a167.9302.5279.7
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)201447388
Burglary35n/a587.6370.7314.2
Theft21n/a352.61,587.31,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a16.8287.0246.0
Property crime57n/a (estimate)9572,2451,958

Key findings

  • Yoakum crime rates are 51% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Yoakum are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Yoakum you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Yoakum is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Yoakum has decreased by 43%

Yoakum crime map

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The Yoakum crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Yoakum 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 Yoakum crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Yoakum (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Yoakum, Texas is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Yoakum are 2.32 times less than the Texas average and 2.03 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Yoakum are 2.22 times less than than Texas and 1.92 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Yoakum are 2.35 times less than than Texas and 2.05 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Yoakum (higher is better)

      Is Yoakum safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Texas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Yoakum to other cities in the state and across the country, Yoakum is 66% safer than other cities of Texas and 60% safer than other cities in the nation. Yoakum has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Yoakum

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Yoakum is 1 in 497
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Yoakum is 1 in 105
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Yoakum is 1 in 87
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Yoakum, Texas you have a 1 in 497 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 105 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Yoakum.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Yoakum is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Yoakum has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 40% in Yoakum, while property crimes in Yoakum have decreased by 44%. Total crime has decreased by 43% year over year.

      Yoakum police department

      ItemYoakumTexasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1746,020558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.03.3
      There are a total of 17 Yoakum police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.7% less than the Texas average and 11.9% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shiner, TX2,21992322414
      Cuero, TX8,4295222,0272,549
      Hallettsville, TX2,5722272,4952,722
      Yoakum, TX5,8652019571,158

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Plymouth, PA5,8657961,3672,163
      Fishhook, AK5,8666611,7832,445
      Chesapeake Beach, MD5,8662911,1731,464
      Spring Hill, KS5,8631191,3471,466
      Dowagiac, MI5,8638682,9043,771
      Yoakum, TX5,8652019571,158
      Source: The Yoakum, 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.