Fort Stockton, TX
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The crime rate in Fort Stockton 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 Fort Stockton is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Fort Stockton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Fort Stockton has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Fort Stockton, 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 Stockton is one in 184.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fort Stockton's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Fort Stockton 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 Stockton is one in 28.

Fort Stockton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Fort Stockton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

47

311

358

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.43

35.96

41.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Stockton 5.43
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 184

in Fort Stockton

1 in 243

in Texas
Fort Stockton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,649
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 6 33
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.92 0.69 3.82
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
Fort Stockton 35.96
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Fort Stockton

1 in 35

in Texas
Fort Stockton Property CRIMES
Population: 8,649
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 56 235 20
Rate per 1,000 6.47 27.17 2.31
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

Fort Stockton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fort Stockton 71
Texas 30

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