Sherman, TX
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The crime rate in Sherman is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Sherman is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Sherman is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Sherman has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sherman 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 Sherman; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 239. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sherman's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Sherman 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 Sherman is one in 34.

Sherman Crime Data

 

Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Sherman Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

170

1,199

1,369

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.18

29.48

33.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sherman 4.18
Texas 4.12

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 239

in Sherman

1 in 243

in Texas

Sherman VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 40,667
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 42 33 93
Rate per 1,000 0.05 1.03 0.81 2.29

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
Sherman 29.48
Texas 28.31

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Sherman

1 in 35

in Texas

Sherman Property CRIMES

Population: 40,667
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 261 854 84
Rate per 1,000 6.42 21.00 2.07

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

Sherman Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sherman 33
Texas 30