Greenville, TX
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Greenville, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 Greenville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Greenville is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Greenville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Greenville has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Greenville 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 Greenville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 249. This equates to a rate of 4 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 Greenville 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 Greenville's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Greenville 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 Greenville is one in 40.

Greenville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Greenville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

110

687

797

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.01

25.03

29.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Greenville 4.01
Texas 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 249

in Greenville

1 in 228

in Texas

Greenville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,443
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 31 19 56
Rate per 1,000 0.15 1.13 0.69 2.04

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Greenville 25.03
Texas 25.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 40

in Greenville

1 in 39

in Texas

Greenville Property CRIMES

Population: 27,443
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 111 511 65
Rate per 1,000 4.04 18.62 2.37

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Greenville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Greenville 24
Texas 29