Rusk, TX
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Rusk, TX crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Rusk has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Rusk is 1 in 60. How does Rusk fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? Rusk's crime rate is lower than approximately 45% of Texas communities.

How does the crime rate in Rusk compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Rusk with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Rusk'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 Rusk 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 Rusk.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Rusk 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 Rusk; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 504. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Rusk; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Rusk Crime Data

 

Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Rusk Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

82

93

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.99

14.80

16.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rusk 1.99
Texas 4.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 504

in Rusk

1 in 228

in Texas

Rusk VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,541
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.18 0.18 1.62

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rusk 14.80
Texas 25.63

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Rusk

1 in 39

in Texas

Rusk Property CRIMES

Population: 5,541
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 19 61 2
Rate per 1,000 3.43 11.01 0.36

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Rusk Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rusk 13
Texas 29

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