Mount Vernon, TX
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Mount Vernon has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 72. How does Mount Vernon fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? Mount Vernon's crime rate is lower than approximately 62% of Texas communities.

How does the crime rate in Mount Vernon compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Mount Vernon with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Mount Vernon's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mount Vernon 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 Mount Vernon.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Mount Vernon's violent crime rate is 1 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 Mount Vernon is one in 688.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mount Vernon; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mount Vernon Crime Data

 
Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Mount Vernon Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

34

38

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.45

12.35

13.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Vernon 1.45
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 688

in Mount Vernon

1 in 243

in Texas
Mount Vernon VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,753
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Mount Vernon 12.35
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 81

in Mount Vernon

1 in 35

in Texas
Mount Vernon Property CRIMES
Population: 2,753
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Mount Vernon Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Vernon 10
Texas 30

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