Castle Hills, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 69 per one thousand residents, Castle Hills 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 15. Within Texas, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Castle Hills.

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 4,470, Castle Hills has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Castle Hills 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 Castle Hills.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Castle Hills 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 Castle Hills.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Castle Hills 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 Castle Hills; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 263. 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 Castle Hills 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 Castle Hills is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Castle Hills, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 15, which is a rate of 65 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Castle Hills has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Castle Hills is one in 186.

Castle Hills Crime Data

 

Crime Index

1

(100 is safest)


Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Castle Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

290

307

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.80

64.88

68.68

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
3.8
4.19
National Median: 4
    Castle Hills
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 263

in Castle Hills

1 in 239

in Texas

Castle Hills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,470
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 1 13
Rate per 1,000 0.22 0.45 0.22 2.91

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
64.88
23.91
National Median: 21
    Castle Hills
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 15

in Castle Hills

1 in 42

in Texas

Castle Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 4,470
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 39 227 24
Rate per 1,000 8.72 50.78 5.37

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Castle Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
124
28
National Median: 28.3
    Castle Hills
    Texas