Pearsall, TX
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The crime rate in Pearsall is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Pearsall is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Pearsall is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Pearsall has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Pearsall 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 Pearsall; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 333. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Pearsall's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Pearsall 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 Pearsall is one in 44.

Pearsall Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Pearsall Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

30

225

255

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.01

22.55

25.55

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pearsall 3.01
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 333

in Pearsall

1 in 243

in Texas
Pearsall VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,980
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 6 23
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.60 2.30
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
Pearsall 22.55
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Pearsall

1 in 35

in Texas
Pearsall Property CRIMES
Population: 9,980
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 83 138 4
Rate per 1,000 8.32 13.83 0.40
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

Pearsall Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pearsall 43
Texas 30

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