Childress, TX
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Childress, 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

Childress has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Childress is 1 in 58. How does Childress fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? Childress's crime rate is lower than approximately 50% of Texas communities.

How does the crime rate in Childress compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Childress with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Childress's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Childress 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 Childress.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Childress 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 Childress; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 508. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Childress; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Childress Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Childress Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

93

105

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.97

15.24

17.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Childress 1.97
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 508

in Childress

1 in 243

in Texas

Childress VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,101
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Childress 15.24
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Childress

1 in 35

in Texas

Childress Property CRIMES

Population: 6,101
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Childress Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Childress 13
Texas 30

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