Galena Park, TX
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Galena Park, 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 Galena Park is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Galena Park is 1 in 43. Based on FBI crime data, Galena Park is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Galena Park has a crime rate that is higher than 65% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Galena Park 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 Galena Park; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 302. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Galena Park's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Galena Park 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 Galena Park is one in 51.

Importantly, we found that Galena Park has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Galena Park is one in 266.

Galena Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Galena Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

37

220

257

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.31

19.71

23.02

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Galena Park 3.31
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 302

in Galena Park

1 in 243

in Texas

Galena Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,162
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 8 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.90 0.72 1.70

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
Galena Park 19.71
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 51

in Galena Park

1 in 35

in Texas

Galena Park Property CRIMES

Population: 11,162
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49 129 42
Rate per 1,000 4.39 11.56 3.76

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

Galena Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Galena Park 51
Texas 30