Sweeny, TX
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The crime rate in Sweeny is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 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 Sweeny is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Sweeny is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Sweeny has a crime rate that is higher than 64% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sweeny 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 Sweeny; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 471. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sweeny's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Sweeny 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 Sweeny is one in 49.

Sweeny Crime Data

 
Crime Index

31

(100 is safest)


Safer than 31% of U.S. Cities

Sweeny Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

77

85

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.12

20.42

22.54

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sweeny 2.12
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 471

in Sweeny

1 in 243

in Texas
Sweeny VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,771
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.27 1.86
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
Sweeny 20.42
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in Sweeny

1 in 35

in Texas
Sweeny Property CRIMES
Population: 3,771
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 53 1
Rate per 1,000 6.10 14.05 0.27
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

Sweeny Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sweeny 43
Texas 30

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