Falfurrias, TX
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Falfurrias, 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

The crime rate in Falfurrias is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Falfurrias is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Falfurrias is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Falfurrias has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Falfurrias to other communities of similar population, then Falfurrias crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Falfurrias does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Falfurrias 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 Falfurrias; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 414. This equates to a rate of 2 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 Falfurrias 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.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Falfurrias's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Falfurrias 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 Falfurrias is one in 40.

Falfurrias Crime Data

 

Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Falfurrias Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

125

137

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.42

25.19

27.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Falfurrias 2.42
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 414

in Falfurrias

1 in 243

in Texas

Falfurrias VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,962
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 0 11
Rate per 1,000 0.20 0.00 0.00 2.22

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
Falfurrias 25.19
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Falfurrias

1 in 35

in Texas

Falfurrias Property CRIMES

Population: 4,962
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 45 80 0
Rate per 1,000 9.07 16.12 0.00

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

Falfurrias Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Falfurrias 48
Texas 30

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