Groves, TX
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The crime rate in Groves is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Groves is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Groves is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Groves has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Groves, 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 Groves is one in 175.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Groves's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Groves 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 Groves is one in 38.

Groves Crime Data

 
Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Groves Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

90

414

504

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.71

26.29

32.00

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Groves 5.71
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 175

in Groves

1 in 243

in Texas
Groves VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 15,750
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 13 68
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.57 0.83 4.32
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
Groves 26.29
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Groves

1 in 35

in Texas
Groves Property CRIMES
Population: 15,750
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 106 289 19
Rate per 1,000 6.73 18.35 1.21
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

Groves Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Groves 97
Texas 30