La Grange, TX
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The crime rate in La Grange is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 La Grange is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, La Grange is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, La Grange has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in La Grange 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 La Grange; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 248. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that La Grange's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes La Grange 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 La Grange is one in 54.

La Grange Crime Data

 
Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

La Grange Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

87

106

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.03

18.46

22.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
La Grange 4.03
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 248

in La Grange

1 in 243

in Texas
La Grange VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,712
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.21 0.42 3.40
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
La Grange 18.46
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in La Grange

1 in 35

in Texas
La Grange Property CRIMES
Population: 4,712
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 17 66 4
Rate per 1,000 3.61 14.01 0.85
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

La Grange Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
La Grange 26
Texas 30

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