Schertz, TX
Crime Rates



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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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 15 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 66. How does Schertz fare compared to other communities in Texas of all population sizes? Schertz's crime rate is lower than approximately 44% 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 2 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 553.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Schertz's rate for property crime is 13 per one thousand population. This makes Schertz 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 Schertz is one in 75.

Schertz Crime Data

 

Crime Index

41

(100 is safest)


Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Schertz Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

76

559

635

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.81

13.30

15.10

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Schertz 1.81
Texas 4.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 553

in Schertz

1 in 239

in Texas

Schertz VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 42,042
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 22 8 46
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.52 0.19 1.09

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Schertz 13.30
Texas 23.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 75

in Schertz

1 in 42

in Texas

Schertz Property CRIMES

Population: 42,042
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 67 458 34
Rate per 1,000 1.59 10.89 0.81

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Schertz Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Schertz 22
Texas 28