Victoria, TX
Crime Rates



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Victoria, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

The crime rate in Victoria is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Victoria is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Victoria is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Victoria has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Victoria 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 Victoria; 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 Victoria's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Victoria 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 Victoria is one in 36.

Victoria Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Victoria Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

280

1,885

2,165

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.18

28.13

32.31

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Victoria 4.18
Texas 4.11

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 239

in Victoria

1 in 243

in Texas

Victoria VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 67,015
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 4 51 46 179
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.76 0.69 2.67

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Victoria 28.13
Texas 23.67

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Victoria

1 in 42

in Texas

Victoria Property CRIMES

Population: 67,015
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 358 1,440 87
Rate per 1,000 5.34 21.49 1.30

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Victoria Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Victoria 61
Texas 27