Aransas Pass, TX
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Aransas Pass, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

With a crime rate of 54 per one thousand residents, Aransas Pass has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Texas, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Aransas Pass.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 8,516, Aransas Pass has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Aransas Pass does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Aransas Pass.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Aransas Pass does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Aransas Pass.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Aransas Pass occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Aransas Pass; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 230. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Aransas Pass experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Aransas Pass is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Aransas Pass, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 20, which is a rate of 49 per one thousand population.

Aransas Pass Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Aransas Pass Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

420

457

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.34

49.32

53.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Aransas Pass 4.34
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 230

in Aransas Pass

1 in 243

in Texas

Aransas Pass VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,516
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 2 34
Rate per 1,000 0.12 0.00 0.23 3.99

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Aransas Pass 49.32
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 20

in Aransas Pass

1 in 35

in Texas

Aransas Pass Property CRIMES

Population: 8,516
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 144 262 14
Rate per 1,000 16.91 30.77 1.64

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Aransas Pass Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Aransas Pass 46
Texas 30

Zip Codes in Aransas Pass, TX