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Fort Hood, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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

The crime rate in Fort Hood is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Fort Hood is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Fort Hood is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Fort Hood has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Fort Hood to other communities of similar population, then Fort Hood crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Fort Hood 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 Fort Hood 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 Fort Hood.

For Fort Hood, 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 Fort Hood is one in 158.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fort Hood's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Fort Hood 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 Fort Hood is one in 50.

Fort Hood Crime Data

 

Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Fort Hood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

184

567

751

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.49

20.04

26.53

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
6.49
4.5
National Median: 4
    Fort Hood
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 158

in Fort Hood

1 in 222

in Texas

Fort Hood VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 28,295
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
20.04
22.62
National Median: 19
    Fort Hood
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Fort Hood

1 in 44

in Texas

Fort Hood Property CRIMES

Population: 28,295
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Fort Hood Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
73
27
National Median: 26.9
    Fort Hood
    Texas