Gun Barrel City, TX
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The crime rate in Gun Barrel City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Gun Barrel City is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Gun Barrel City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Gun Barrel City has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Gun Barrel City's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Gun Barrel City is one in 665.

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

Importantly, we found that Gun Barrel City 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 Gun Barrel City is one in 299.

Gun Barrel City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Gun Barrel City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

217

226

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.50

36.26

37.76

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Gun Barrel City 1.50
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 665

in Gun Barrel City

1 in 243

in Texas

Gun Barrel City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,985
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.17 1.34

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
Gun Barrel City 36.26
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Gun Barrel City

1 in 35

in Texas

Gun Barrel City Property CRIMES

Population: 5,985
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 57 140 20
Rate per 1,000 9.52 23.39 3.34

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

Gun Barrel City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Gun Barrel City 34
Texas 30

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