Schertz, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Schertz has an overall crime rate of 12 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 Schertz is 1 in 81. How does Schertz fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? Schertz's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of Texas communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Schertz has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Schertz is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Schertz 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 Schertz.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Schertz'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 Schertz is one in 689.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Schertz; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Schertz Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Schertz Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

61

459

520

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.45

10.93

12.38

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.45
4.5
National Median: 4
    Schertz
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 689

in Schertz

1 in 222

in Texas

Schertz VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 42,002
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 7 43
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.26 0.17 1.02

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
10.93
22.62
National Median: 19
    Schertz
    Texas

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 92

in Schertz

1 in 44

in Texas

Schertz Property CRIMES

Population: 42,002
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 75 347 37
Rate per 1,000 1.79 8.26 0.88

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Schertz Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
18
27
National Median: 26.9
    Schertz
    Texas