University Park, TX
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University Park, TX crime analytics


University Park is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (62%) and also has a lower crime rate than 71% of the communities in Texas, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in University Park is one in 85 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, University Park has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, University Park 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 University Park 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 University Park.

For University Park, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in University Park than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 8253, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in University Park; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

University Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

University Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

289

292

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.12

11.67

11.79

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
University Park 0.12
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 8,253

in University Park

1 in 243

in Texas
University Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 24,759
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.08 0.04
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
University Park 11.67
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 86

in University Park

1 in 35

in Texas
University Park Property CRIMES
Population: 24,759
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 248 11
Rate per 1,000 1.21 10.02 0.44
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

University Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
University Park 79
Texas 30