Corpus Christi, TX
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The crime rate in Corpus Christi is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Corpus Christi is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Corpus Christi is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Corpus Christi has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Corpus Christi compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Corpus Christi with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Corpus Christi'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 Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi.

For Corpus Christi, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Corpus Christi is one in 155.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Corpus Christi's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Corpus Christi a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Corpus Christi is one in 29.

Corpus Christi Crime Data

 

Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Corpus Christi Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2,095

11,303

13,398

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.46

34.88

41.34

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Corpus Christi 6.46
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 155

in Corpus Christi

1 in 243

in Texas

Corpus Christi VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 324,074
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17 283 394 1,401
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.87 1.22 4.32

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
Corpus Christi 34.88
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Corpus Christi

1 in 35

in Texas

Corpus Christi Property CRIMES

Population: 324,074
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2,193 8,593 517
Rate per 1,000 6.77 26.52 1.60

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

Corpus Christi Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Corpus Christi 82
Texas 30