Gilmer, TX
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With a crime rate of 45 per one thousand residents, Gilmer has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 22. Within Texas, more than 92% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Gilmer.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 5,187, Gilmer has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Gilmer does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Gilmer.

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

For Gilmer, 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 Gilmer is one in 93.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Gilmer's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Gilmer 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 Gilmer is one in 29.

Gilmer Crime Data

 
Crime Index

8

(100 is safest)


Safer than 8% of U.S. Cities

Gilmer Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

56

176

232

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

10.80

33.93

44.73

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gilmer 10.80
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 93

in Gilmer

1 in 243

in Texas
Gilmer VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,187
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 1 47
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.54 0.19 9.06
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
Gilmer 33.93
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Gilmer

1 in 35

in Texas
Gilmer Property CRIMES
Population: 5,187
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24 142 10
Rate per 1,000 4.63 27.38 1.93
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

Gilmer Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gilmer 61
Texas 30

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